Classes for fun. Classes for careers. From beginning to advanced sewing, patternmaking and design, we are apparel people making your fashion dreams come true.
WHO WE ARE
Portland Fashion Institute, LLC aims to be the best education center for apparel in the USA. Our teachers work in apparel. Our goal is to exceed expectations while giving students a fun and rewarding experience.
Our mission: To grow local talent for the area’s burgeoning apparel industry.
We hone people’s talents, give them confidence and new skills while inspiring enthusiasm and having fun.
Our students are focused, talented and dedicated to creating something wonderful. They want to change their lives — and the world around them. Every member of this diverse group is here with a purpose. They are “in it to win it.”
PFI offers what no one else in this area offers: Apparel courses taught by apparel professionals. Our 24 contract instructors come from every sector in Portland’s apparel industry from large corporations to independent design.
WHERE WE ARE
PFI is located in the treasured Hollywood District of NE Portland, Oregon. We are close to shopping, bistros, farmers markets, homes and one of Portland’s largest libraries.
CAREERSHelp us grow Portland, Oregon into a market center for the apparel industry.