You must know Microsoft Excel to manage your costs, track your business and to create a spec sheet and have your garments patterned and sewn in a size run. In this class, you will learn:

– The basic structure of Excel

– How to create formulas and calculations

– How to format spreadsheets

– How to create a cost sheet

– How to create a tech pack with a spec sheet

This class is a prerequisite for Costing & Pricing and Sourcing classes.

Step 4 of PFI’s 12-part Apparel Entrepreneur Series

About the instructor: Dana Ditto has more than 20 years of apparel industry experience across sourcing, costing, planning, merchandising and sales. After graduating with a bachelor of science in Apparel and Merchandising from Colorado State University, Ditto has grown her career with companies such as Limited, Harold’s Stores, GAP and Nike.




Dana Ditto, merchandise financial planning manager, Nike
Saturday, February 4, 10 am-1 pm

Cost/Cost Options:
Supply List:
Please contact the PFI Sewing Store Manager for questions about your Supply List.
Additional Notes/Costs:

Bring a laptop computer loaded with Excel V14 to this class.  By one week before your class starts, you are sent a reminder of log-in instructions and directed to go online to test your system.
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