Advanced Pattern & Construction

Advanced Pattern & Construction

Create your collection. Make all your fashion dreams come true.

Bring your ideas and your patternmaking skills and take advantage of our guided lab.  Design, develop and produce the garments of your choice.  Produce your next clothing line. Do your work with the help of Sharon Blair.  Blair studied in Paris.  She has written several articles for Threads Magazine.  And she has taken many local designers through producing their collections and even helped some get on and win Project Runway.

Tackle more difficult projects.  Resolve fit issues.  Master tricky construction issues.

Let your ideas run free!  What do you want to create today?  Bring it here and we’ll make it happen.  Register any time.

Prerequisites:  Intermediate Sewing classes, Patternmaking Series, Industrial Machine Sewing

Syllabus File
Instructor: Sharon Blair, PFI - BA, MA, PAA, Northwest representative for Optitex
Dates/Times: Fridays, January 12-August 22, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Cost/Cost Options: $15/hour or $150 for book of 12 hours or $300/month (non-credit).  Includes pattern paper.
Additional Notes/Costs:

Pick up any pattern tools or fabric at Portland Fashion Institute's supply store with your 20% student discount.