Joy Horvath is a handbag designer, sample maker, pattern maker, prototype developer & fabricator, experienced in leather & textiles.
She has taught handbag pattern making at Fashion Institute of Technology and has owned her own factory in NYC.
She is experienced in leather, canvas, vintage textiles, recycled rubber, vinyls, astro turf, spacer mesh, neoprene and exotic skins.
She has developed prototypes & first patterns/samples for handbags, travel bags, holsters, baby carriers, and outdoor sculptures. She has experience with soft goods prototypes including baby items, pet items and sports items.