SPECIAL EVENTS

Contracting basics for apparel designers

Contracting basics for apparel designers

Understand what you are reading before you sign that contract. Write your own.
Functional Fabric Fair

Functional Fabric Fair

Meet face-to-face with textile manufacturers, suppliers and service providers from all over the globe
Jumpsuits & Overalls

Jumpsuits & Overalls

It's comfortable, stylish and streetwise on trend. Make the jumpsuit that's right for you.
Sewing Activewear

Sewing Activewear

Sew stretchy fabrics and make a hoodie, sports bra, middie, yoga pants and leggings.
Petticoats

Petticoats

Learn 3 ways to make a petticoat -- from the experts at Portland Opera.
Serger Class

Serger Class

Open to all makes and models of sergers.

EARN A CERTIFICATE. HERE'S HOW.

Apparel Designer

Follow your dreams and become an apparel designer. Gain the right skills to enter the apparel business and opens the door to jobs at apparel companies.

Apparel Technical Developer

Focusing on computer skills and patternmaking become an apparel developer or work as a technical designer, product developer, patternmaker or fit engineer.

Apparel Entrepreneur

Here are the classes you need to start and stay with your own apparel business. You will complete a business plan and be ready to get financing upon completion of this certificate.

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Do you know knits?  Here's a guide!

Do you know knits? Here’s a guide!

We all love wearing knits – the stretch makes it comfortable to wear and forgiving if you gain or lose ...
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Knits vs Woven.  What's the big deal?

Knits vs Woven. What’s the big deal?

It's a simple truth that you can't swap a woven for a knit when making something.  Knits stretch.  Wovens don't ...
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