Patternmaking Classes

We started Portland Fashion Institute  in part to give every creative person in our area a chance to realize their dreams though patternmaking.  We are happy to say we have given so many a chance to grow their skills.  We love our French-style of patternmaking. We think you will too.

Following are current patternmaking classes :

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Mondays, 10 am-1 pm (No class Memorial Day or Independence Day weekend)
Series: Monday, May 4-July 27, 10 am-1 pm
Draping 1: May 4-June 15
Draping 2: June 22-July 27

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July 6-August 7, 6-9 pm (no class Fridays-Sundays or Independence Day weekend)

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Mondays-Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm (meets daily)
Series: July 6-23
Part 1: July 6-14
Part 2: July 15-23

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Monday-Thursday, 10 am-1 pm (meets daily)
Series: July 27-August 13
Level 1: July 27-August 4
Level 2: August 5-13

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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.