Use slopers to learn the basic principles of changing pattern sizes: How to increase and decrease sizes and how to use vanity sizing. Apply these principles to pants, skirts, sleeves and bodices. Grade these to different sizes. Create grade rules for cardinal points. Apply to knits and wovens. Learn how to set up a marker a layout of all pattern pieces ready for cutting for best use of fabric. 

Valerie Furcron, senior fit engineer, Columbia Sportswear
Saturdays, June 1-29, 2-5 pm
Cost/Cost Options:
18 clock hours @ $20/clock hour
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Buy your supplies from Portland Fashion Institute's supply store with your 20% student discount.