Sewing Wisdom

  Construct a neat solution to conceal raw edges With these seams you can create a garment that is as clean on the inside as on the outside. Flat fells wrap around themselves, encasing and hiding the raw edge. Click on the article here and learn the four fastest fells (wrapped, stitched then folded, folded […]

  It’s nice to know Portland is trend right. Looking at Fall/Winter 2018-9 trend reports, you see our preferred blend of unisex, oversized sweaters, tweeds, plaids and comfort featured prominently. Colors are back to wood and earth tones — perfect for the things we love and cherish in the Northwest. In fact, the trend is […]

So proud of our PFI designers and their beautiful models as they show their mini-collection at the #pdxfashionandstyleawardsshow November 5, 2017. Thanks to Joan McCord for the video. #portlandfashioninstitute Maia Burt Karen Wilfred Suburban Buddha ALTON OAK Click the link

Many thanks to Cassie Morgan Portland Mercury for the wonderful article reviewing Fade to Light: A Multidimensional Fashion Event by Elizabeth Mollo Productions Here’s the excerpt about our Portland Fashion Institute Fashion Forward designers . Enjoy! Next up were the preview collections from the graduating class of the Portland Fashion Institute. From my previous articles, you […]