CLASSES & EVENTS

Wednesday, January 9-March 27, 6-9 pm

Innovative Design w/ Liza Rietz

Push the boundaries of creativity and create one of a kind garments.

Work with famed local fashion designer, Liza Rietz. In this fashion design lab, students stretch the possibilities of shaping, seaming, handling and manipulating select fabrics to create innovative, wearable silhouettes and details. Students develop ideas by exploring creative 2D patternmaking and 3D draping techniques. Show your designs at Fade to Light fashion show and in special exhibits!

Upcoming Classes & Events

Pants, Jeans & Overalls

Pants, Jeans & Overalls

Create your own well-fitting jeans or make a pair of flared, stovepipe or high-waisted pants.
Beginning Sewing

Beginning Sewing

Get the skills to sew
Kids Summer Sewing Camps

Kids Summer Sewing Camps

Sew! Get into fashion! Have fun at Portland Fashion's summer camps.
Sewing Knits

Sewing Knits

Make a whole wardrobe as you learn to sew any knit from tops to dresses to cardigans and sweaters
Embroidery & Beading ala Lesage

Embroidery & Beading ala Lesage

Learn traditional and couture embroidery and beading techniques with our Lesage classes
Apparel Construction

Apparel Construction

Improve your sewing skills and learn industry methods.

OUR FAMILY OF CLASSES

From beginning to advanced sewing, patternmaking and draping;
We are apparel people making your sewing dreams come true.

PATTERNMAKING CLASSES

BUSINESS CLASSES

EARN YOUR DEGREE

Apparel Designer

Follow your dreams and become an apparel designer. Gain the right skills to enter the apparel business and opens the door to jobs at apparel companies.

Apparel Technical Developer

Focusing on computer skills and patternmaking become an apparel developer or work as a technical designer, product developer, patternmaker or fit engineer.

Apparel Entrepreneur

Here are the classes you need to start and stay with your own apparel business. You will complete a business plan and be ready to get financing upon completion of this certificate.

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