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, 6-9 pm
Draping Series: April 8-July 1 (No class Memorial Day)
Draping 1: April 8-May 13
Draping 2: May 20-July 1

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Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Series: April 11-June 27
Level 1: April 11-May 16
Level 2: May 23-June 27

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Saturdays, April 13-June 29, 10 am-1 pm (no class Memorial Day weekend)

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Wednesdays, May 22-June 26, 6-9 pm

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8 sessions: Monday-Thursday, July 8-11 & July 15-18, 10 am-1 pm

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4 sessions: Monday-Thursday, July 8-11, 6-9 pm

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3 sessions: Saturdays, July 13, 20 & 27, 2-5 pm

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4 sessions: Monday-Thursday, July 22-25, 10 am-1 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.