Classes for fun. Classes for careers. From beginning to advanced sewing, patternmaking and design, we are apparel people making your fashion dreams come true. A private, non-profit nationally accredited career institute of higher learning.
But if you have a unquenchable passion for fashion, if you are ready to get into the apparel business, we’re here to help.
Want your info in short bursts? That’s our Saturday morning seminars. Want something more in-depth information so you can get your ideas produced? Are you looking to beef up your resumé? Those are the business classes. Either way, our goal is to make you a success and keep you from going broke while enjoying your creative life. All classes are taught by professionals from international companies, local production companies and fabric manufacturers. Wherever they work, they all know the industry rules.
Sign up for one or sign up for the whole series and get juicy info from the best in the biz who will share the secrets of their success. Here’s the what, when, who is teaching it and what’s in it for you.
> Start an Apparel Business January 14 Karen Spencer, Searchfunder Learn the basics & rules of setting up your apparel business.
with Robert LaCosse, UX expert Mondays, Jan 9-Feb 13, 6-9 pm Do they like you? Really, really like you? What did you do right? What did you do wrong? User experience or UX is in nearly every job description for good reason. You need to know how to interpret analytics to better succeed in today’s online world.
A UX strategist with more than 15 years experience, Robert shares insights with large and small companies, agencies, freelance engagements, and universities.
with Trish Langman, internally acclaimed sustainable designer Fridays, Jan 13-Feb 17, 10 am-1 pm Work with a leader in waste couture. Find ways to reduce energy, water and chemicals and use circularity in your designs — all while staying in business.
Langman has over eighteen years experience designing for prestigious fashion companies worldwide. She just completed a community-funded sustainability project for the city of Los Angeles.
We’re ready to give you the #business. Let’s get started on the new year with a new you.
Let’s make 2023 the year your fashion dreams come true.
Allizah C says: “My experience at PFI prepared me and fulfilled my education needs in order to be successful in the fashion industry. Because of PFI I am able to successfully make my dreams of working in this industry a reality. My highlight was being able to bring my sketch designs to life in a physical garment.”
Nothing makes us happier than when we live up to our motto: Changing people’s lives. Making fashion dreams come true.
Let’s make 2023 the year your fashion dreams come true, whatever they may be. We have nearly 50 classes coming up. Maybe one or two are the right ones for you. Click the class links below for details.