Whether you have a doodle on a napkin or a working sample, the team at Portland Apparel Lab can take you from idea to fully-formed product. We tackle projects large and small—anything from one original piece to a full product line. We’ll help you develop your ideas, prototype them, and get prepped for production!
Design Support Services
Sit down with PAL to refine your ideas, pick materials, create technical flats and explore the possibilities!
Turn your technical sketch into a working pattern. Digitize your hand-drawn pattern or draped garment.
Let us sew a prototype of your idea, followed by fittings and revisions until it’s perfect.
Your Brand Story
Your brand and customer stories can influence your design. Explore your target market and brand identity with our team.
Properly fit your pattern to a range of sizes for your target market.
Get a tech pack with your perfected technical drawings, garment specifications and bill of materials.
At PAL we work with many different clients, from experienced design professionals to entrepreneurs who are brand new to apparel and sewn goods. For our new entrepreneurs, we are set up to mentor you through the process, starting with either a Design Review meeting or our newly launched class, Square One: Idea to Manufacturing.
We know every project is unique, and we tailor our design services to you and your needs. Please choose from the following options to allow us to find your best fit: