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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Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Series: January 9-March 27
Level 1: January 9-February 13
Level 2: February 20-March 27

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Saturdays, February 8-29, 2-5pm

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Tuesdays, February 18-March 24, 10am - 1pm OR 6-9 pm

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Fridays, February 21 - March 28, 6-9 pm

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Mondays, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm (No class Memorial Day)
Series: Monday, April 6-June 22
Draping 1: April 6-May 11
Draping 2: May 18-June 29

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Pattern 2: Tuesday, April 7-May 12, 10 am-1 pm & 6-9 pm
Pattern 3: Tuesday, May 19-June 23, 10 am-1 pm & 6-9 pm

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Wednesday, 6-9 pm
Series: April 8-June 24
Level 1: April 8-May 13
Level 2: May 20-June 24

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Saturday, April 11-June 27, 10 am-1 pm (no class Memorial Day weekend)

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Fit & Pattern Alteration: Saturday, April 11-May 16, 2-5 pm
Pattern Grading & Marking: Saturday, May 30-June 27, 2-5 pm

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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.