Buy a gift certificate for the fashion designer in your life. Certificates are e-mailed as a pdf. Let us know if you’d rather have it mailed within one week of receipt of check and sent in a decorative Portland Sewing envelope or if you’d rather pick it (more…)
Ready to enroll in one of Portland Fashion Institute’s certificate programs? Send your application to email@example.com and click below to pay the $50 application fee with Paypal, debit or credit card. Or mail your application with a check to: Portland Fashion Institute P.O. Box 18147 Portland OR 97218 (more…)
Apparel Business Consultations Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 1-6 pm; Saturday 1-2 pm. $65/hour. Hi! The school is on Summer (August) break. Consultations resume Tuesday, September 13. Need advice for your apparel business? Need help with product development and refining your product ideas? (more…)
Private lessons Tuesdays through Saturdays, 2-5 pm. Hi! The school is on Summer (August) break. Private lessons resume Tuesday, September 13. $35/hour/person Have a special sewing project where you need expert help? Have (more…)
Rehab (Open Sewing): Saturdays, 10 am-1 pm. Hi! The school is on Summer (August) break. Rehab resumes September 10. $10/hour: Buy a class or buy a card of 6 for $50 — a $10 discount! Confess! You have: — Projects you’ve never finished. — Projects you never (more…)
Get your sergers from Portland Sewing. We carry only well-built machines that can stand the test of time. All of the machines are made of ballistic plastic and metal in Japan or Taiwan. No cheap plastic parts. No “made in China.” And they are all EASY TO THREAD! Looking for a starter machine? Try the Janome (more…)
Get your sewing machines from Portland Sewing. We carry only well-built, mid-range (no fancy embroidery) machines that can stand the test of time. All of the machines are made of ballistic plastic and metal in Japan (more…)
Keep a “litter critter” underneath your machine. It’s your personal wastebasket to help you with trimmings and good thread hygiene. (Made in Oregon. Available at Portland Sewing for $19.95.) Litter critters are made for sergers with a compact design or for sewing machines with an (more…)
For patternmaking and draping. With these curves, you have all you need to draft your patterns or turn your drapes into patterns. All have measurements on one edge. And they are see-through, so you can better place your lines and square your corners. We love them and so will you! SA (more…)
September 17, 2016, 10:00am - September 17, 2016, 3:00pm
Fashion Forecasting with Gretchen Jones, fashion designer
Saturday, September 17, 10 am-1 pm
How are fashion trends spotted and forecasted months and even years ahead? This workshop will give an overview of the exciting world of fashion forecasting. Learn about the multitude of tools that are utilized in spotting trends way before they hit the runways and store shelves. Learn to identify sources of research, analyze past trends and apply the findings to the prediction of future trends, develop color palettes and much more!
Step 1 of the 11-part Fall Apparel Entrepreneur series.
Non-credit: $669 for the series; $75 for this class alone.