425 SE 11th Ave Portland, OR 97214   info@portlandapparellab.com

Design Support Services

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!

Technical Design

Sit down with PAL to refine your ideas, pick materials, create technical flats and explore the possibilities!

Pattern Making

Turn your technical sketch into a working pattern. Digitize your hand-drawn pattern or draped garment.

Sample Making

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.

Production Readiness

Get a tech pack with your perfected technical drawings, garment specifications and bill of materials.


Coming soon.

Project Planner

We know every project is unique, and we tailor our design services to you and your needs. Tell us more about your project on the form below and we will be in touch!

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