SPECIAL EVENTS

Fashion Illustration

Fashion Illustration

Start with a pencil and sketch book and learn to draw the fashion figure
Textiles: Secret Life of Fabrics

Textiles: Secret Life of Fabrics

Learn what's in your fabric, how it's made and where to use it.
History of Fashion

History of Fashion

Where do designers get their ideas? How do they make these ideas a reality?
Pants & Jeans

Pants & Jeans

Create your own well-fitting jeans or make a pair of flared, stovepipe or high-waisted pants or overalls.
Patternmaking Intro

Patternmaking Intro

Learn the professional way to make patterns to start your life as a fashion designer or for personal use.
Fashion Forecasting

Fashion Forecasting

Spot trends before they hit the runways and store shelves w/ Project Runway's Michelle Lesniak

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.

OUR BLOG

Men's Trends for Spring/Summer 2020

Men’s Trends for Spring/Summer 2020

Italy may be the first to show new directions in menswear but Portland is -- for the first time -- ...
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5 Easy Ways To Go Sustainable

5 Easy Ways To Go Sustainable

Fresh off its successful April Eco-Month, PFI pulled comments from its Advisory Board members and asked new teacher Annin Barrett ...
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Fabric of the Month:  Linen

Fabric of the Month: Linen

One of the original natural fabrics. Linen comes from flax – from the Linum genus native to the middle East ...
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