Scholarship winner accepted to London’s Central St. Martins

Scholarship winner accepted to London’s Central St. Martins

Stephanie Linn, Portland Sewing's first scholarship winner, has been accepted to London's Central St Martins fashion design program.

  Linn accepted to CSM program Stephanie Linn, Portland Sewing’s first fashion design scholarship winner, today announced that she has been accepted into the bachelor of arts fashion design knitwear program at London’s prestigious Central St Martins. She has just finished her foundation year at CSM. Linn studied at Portland Sewing in 2012. Portland Sewing’s […]

Machine?  Or motorcycle?

Machine? Or motorcycle?

Pfaff-3.2

Q — I’m saving for a machine (versus a motorcycle). Should I get an industrial a Pfaff home machine? – Jessy A. Machine vs motorcycle. Hmm. Industrial machine vs Pfaff. The choices are so different – Industrial is great for fast, professional-looking results. But you have to buy a separate machine for each kind of […]

NEXT CLASS: LINGERIE

NEXT CLASS: LINGERIE

Bra-for-Web

Create fun and flirty intimates that fit!

NEW BUSINESS CLASS

NEW BUSINESS CLASS

Business Plan

Create a viable plan that could get you financing and on the path to your dreams Apparel Business Plan with Kim Dawson

NEXT CLASS: BURDA

NEXT CLASS: BURDA

Burda-for-web

Burda Style!  Conquer those fashion-forward patterns.

NEW CLASS: SAFARI JACKET

NEW CLASS: SAFARI JACKET

Safari-Jacket-for-web

Make a Safari Jacket . Perfect for any weather!

Fade to Light Video

Fade to Light Designer:  SKPDX

Fade to Light Designer: SKPDX

Dress#11 Nicole-FTL- A-W2014

In case you missed it in Mercury on Design, here are the answers we gave to Marjorie Skinner’s article about Fashion Forward designer Stephanie Hutton’s Uniform for Living collection for SKPDX called “Spark in the Night.” How many times have you participated? – This is our fourth time at Fade to Light. We’ve really enjoyed […]

Where to find lace for a wedding dress

Q – I was wondering where my friend and I could find lace suitable for her wedding dress.– Megan A – Start with Milwaukie’s Mill End then the bridal department at Fabric Depot. But to buy lace for a special wedding dress, go to: – Britex in San Francisco – Beverly Boulevard in LA and […]

Creating sales materials

Q. Do you recommend a program for creating my Look Books and Line Sheets? –Bondi A. We use Adobe Illustrator or InDesign. You can learn how to create these important sales tools in our Look Books class.