SPECIAL EVENTS

Dress in a Day

Dress in a Day

Fresh off the runway and zero waste
Couture Jacket

Couture Jacket

Make a couture jacket from rag wool using all those secret techniques from Paris
Eco-Couture

Eco-Couture

Create organic garments with the stitching & style of Alabama Chanin
Fit & Fix It

Fit & Fix It

The most sustainable thing to do -- wear your existing wardrobe.
Innovative Design

Innovative Design

Push the boundaries of creativity and create one of a kind garments.
Knock it Off

Knock it Off

Make a pattern copy of your favorite garment

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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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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How to get a job, part 2

How to get a job, part 2

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How to get a job at one of Portland's many smaller apparel companies. Not everyone wants to work at a ...
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