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
Draping 1: Sept 9-Oct 14
Draping 2: Oct 21-Nov 25
Tuesdays, 6-9 pm
Series: Sept 10-Nov 26
Level 1: Sept 10-Oct 15
Level 2: Oct 22-Nov 26
Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Series: Sept 12–Dec 5 (no class Thanksgiving)
Level 1: Sept 12-Oct 14
Level 2: Oct 21-Dec 5
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.