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WeMake Workshop with Portland Garment Factory
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 6:00 PM (PDT)
We are very excited to invite you to our next hands-on discovery workshop at Portland Garment Factory on Weds. July 18th! Join us for a tour of their awesome studio, learn about the garment making process from concept to market, and make your own laptop, iPhone or pencil case from a PGF made pattern and scraps!
6:00pm Sign-in and meet at the Observatory for drinks
7:00pm Studio/Process tour
7:45 Hands-on workshop
Portland Garment Factory is an independent design and manufacturing house located in SE Portland. PGF caters to new and established companies by offering pattern drafting, size grading, sample construction, low minimum line production and design consultation.
Established in 2008, PGF has expanded from a 300 sq ft studio to a 5000 sq ft warehouse that includes 20+ industrial machines, a 20ft cutting/marking table and a swing that hangs from the ceiling! PGF is a place where independent designers can place an order of 200 dresses, source material for the next season or have the production cut/marked only. “We are different because the design and manufacturing process is versatile and we work alongside the designer in a way that most factories cannot.” says co-owner Britt Howard.
So, join us and explore the ins and outs of Portland Garment Factory firsthand!
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Born from the idea of creating a platform that fosters art and design within our community through hands-on experiences, discovery workshops and design in action inittiatives.
WeMake is an opportunity to let go and dive in with folks just like you. If you attend a WeMake event or series you’ve opened your self up to exploring…to being an adventurer and charting new territories. Or you’ve been here before and your honing and sharing what you already know.
Come MAKE it happen!
Find out more about us at: www.wemakepdx.com