7th Anniversary Party

You are invited to Portland Fashion Institute’s 7th Anniversary. Do we have a party lined up for you! All events are free except where noted. Click the links to register for the “Sip N Sew” sewing class and the bus tour of the Boutiques of Portland.

See you at 2111 NE 43rd Avenue.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 10 am-2 pm
Pop-Up Shops
— Jessy Burris, Candy Lagoon Apparel
— Lisa Silveira, Wandering Muse
— Sarah Donofrio, One Imaginary Girl
— Kate Troyer & Shelby Morgan, Veil & Valor
— Jessica Caldwell, Machine Apparel
— Bondi Nyary, Many Weathers
— Launch of PFI’s book: Boutique Guide to Portland

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 11 am-noon:
Talks
— Sarah Donofrio, designer One Imaginary Girl. “Textile trends for a successful apparel line”
— Kate Troyer & Shelby Morgan, designers Veil & Valor. “Secrets to launching a successful apparel line”
— Lis Bothwell, fashion stylist. “Fashion styling for a successful apparel line”
— Elizabeth Mollo, fashion show producer. “Working with the media for a successful apparel line”

CAKE CUTTING

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, noon-2 pm:
Demos
— Lisa Silveira, Eco-Couture (Alabama Chanin)
— Koko Wright, Patternmaking
— Emily Weltman, History of Fashion
— Britta Hellquist, Couture Sewing

Raffle for free sewing machine

SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 10 am-1 pm:
“Sip and sew” coffee hour free sewing class. Drink coffee. Make a tote ($5 kit fee).  Ages 12+
Pop-Up Shops

SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 1-5 pm:
Boutique Bus Tour ($30)
— Pearl: Anne Bocci, Garnish
— NW: Folly
— West End: Radish Underground, WildFang, Tender Loving Empire, Woodwinkle
— LoBu: Haunt, Liza Reitz & 811 Design Center
— Burnside: Moore Custom Goods

Visit our Instagram (@portland_sewing) and Facebook pages for daily details.

Part of Design Week Portland 2017