Still room in these six Summer classes

The Kids Camps are full. So are the Beginning Sewing classes. But there still is room in: – Couture. Learn couture sewing techniques with Stephanie D of Stephanie D Couture. Modify and perfect a muslin version of your pattern or one of ours. Complete your project with underlinings, waist stays and flawless details. M-Th, July […]

Your chance to get into fashion starts now

Your chance to get into fashion starts now

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Go Fashion Forward 2014-2015 program now taking applications Karen Davis.  Karen Chow. Claudia Relyea.  Caitlin McCall.     They all had dreams of becoming successful fashion designers selling a clothing line.  Now they are, thanks in part to Portland Sewing’s Fashion Forward Program.     “It’s all about kicking down the doors and finding the keys […]

Latest Portland Sewing newsletter available

Latest Portland Sewing newsletter available

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Latest Portland Sewing newsletter now available. In this edition: Apparel Business classes get you ready and running. . .Fashion Forward deadline July 9. . .French Heirloom Serging. . .Sewing Tip: Knits. . .Modified Style Clothing Swap http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=8d8db8e1d613156f3f060d6c9&id=0686feec97&e

Fashion Forward 2014-2015 now taking applications

Go Fashion Forward 2014-2015 program now taking applications Karen Davis.  Karen Chow. Claudia Relyea.  Caitlin McCall.     They all had dreams of becoming successful fashion designers selling a clothing line.  Now they are, thanks in part to Portland Sewing’s Fashion Forward Program.     “It’s all about kicking down the doors and finding the keys […]

Too much talk, not enough action: MOD review of fashion forum

Too much talk, not enough action: MOD review of fashion forum

City Club Fashion Forum

Reporter Marjorie Skinner gives a pointed review of Portland City Club’s Friday Forum, “Fashion Forward.”  Do we have the mojo to make this happen this time?  Read the whole story in  the latest edition of Mercury on Design.

Portland City Club “Fashion Forward” forum draws record crowd

Portland City Club “Fashion Forward” forum draws record crowd

SKB FF City Club May 2 2014

Did you miss the May 2 Portland City Club forum on Moving Fashion Forward? It was a lively conversation between Seth Aaron, Becky Ross, Mort Bishop, David Howitt, Seth Friedermann, and Sharon Blair.  In the sold-out audience:  Pendleton designer Gretchen Jones, Lisa Frisch of Portland Business Alliance with a group of retailers, reporters Eden Dawn, […]

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?

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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 […]

DRAPING

DRAPING

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Create clothes quickly through Draping — just like the pros.

CORSETS & BUSTIERS

CORSETS & BUSTIERS

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Make an exquisite corset as taught by Portland Opera.