SPECIAL EVENTS

Couture Jacket

Couture Jacket

Make a couture jacket from rag wool using all those secret techniques from Paris
Sustainable Textiles

Sustainable Textiles

Make leather from mushrooms, seaweed.
Dresses

Dresses

Choose from one of five vintage-style dress patterns
Couture Dress

Couture Dress

Make the perfect party or little black dress
Splendid Mending

Splendid Mending

Discover ways to repair your favorites in a beautifully visible way
Design Week Portland-2019

Design Week Portland-2019

Join us April 10, 4-7 pm for Design Week Portland at PFI

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

PFI expands:  New building, new store now open

PFI expands: New building, new store now open

Monday, February 11, 2019 Portland Fashion Institute is expanding.  Today, PFI announced it has purchased the building next to its ...
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PFI, Portland group helps Mali girls stay in school

PFI, Portland group helps Mali girls stay in school

Monday, January 21, 2019 In honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service, PFI teamed up with Portland's Happy ...
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Sew Green.  Sewing Eco-Fabrics.

Sew Green. Sewing Eco-Fabrics.

Hemp Jacket, Peace Silk Top, Organic Cotton Jeans STUDIOSKB Sew Green:  Sewing Eco-Fabrics Bamboo isn’t something you grow in your ...
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