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 :
Mondays, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Series: January 11-March 29
Draping 1: January 11-February 15
Draping 2: February 22-March 29
Pattern 2: Tuesdays, January 12-February 16, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Pattern 3: Tuesdays, February 23-March 30, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Wednesday, January 13-March 31, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Part 1: January 13 - February 17
Part 2: February 24 - March 31
SERIES: Thursdays, January 14-April 1, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Part 1: Jan 14-Feb 18
Part 2: Feb 25-April 1
EARN YOUR DEGREE
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.
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.