Welcome to The Cutting Room. Where Style is Made.

We’re in the business of turning fashion dreams into a reality. Offering an array of continuing education fashion design courses as well as production services for designers and brands, we are your one-stop-shop for all of your production and educational needs.

Continuing Ed Classes

The Cut, The Cutting Room’s Fashion Design and Merchandising Academy, teaches what the industry is doing. With our roster of fashion design continuing education courses, students learn practical and applicable skills in sewing, pattern making, fashion design, illustration, career development, and more. Taught in our state-of-the-art production and fashion design studio, students receive hands-on instruction from industry-leading experts. Learn where the industry happens with courses from The Cut.

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"The Cutting Room is an exceptional place to grow your skills in the fashion industry. The instructors are highly skilled and give hands-on experience and individual attention. The knowledge and technology are advanced." - Hannah Dorothy, Student at The Cutting Room

Specializing in ideation and design, pattern making, sampling, production, and more, our array of services enables your products to be produced beautifully. Working with up-starts as well as established brands, our expertise and resources help to bring our client’s fashion ideas and creations to life. Learn how the business works and get your products made right with services from The Cutting Room.

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"I learned more from Liza in half an hour then I would have apprenticing for a major brand." - Jay McCarroll, Season 1 Winner, Project Runway
Our Story

The Cutting Room, owned by apparel and production expert, Liza Deyrmenjian, was born in Vancouver and is the result of 25 years in the fashion and apparel industry. The Cutting Room is where it all happens—ideation and design, pattern making, sourcing, sampling, and production. It is also where beginners and seasoned designers alike come together to better their skills and learn new ones with The Cutting Room’s Fashion Design and Merchandising Academy—The Cut. With one foot in Vancouver and the other in New York City, The Cutting Room supports established fashion and lifestyle brands, coaches up-starts, and teaches the next generation of makers and doers through The Cut’s array of fashion design courses.

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Liza D.

Liza Deyrmenjian, owner of The Cutting Room, is an established and respected leader in apparel design and production and has a talent for designing businesses that win. She loves efficiency as much as aesthetic, margin as much as making it right, and sustainability as much as style. Her balanced approach steers big brands in healthy new directions and provides up-starts with a solid foundation to launch from. She is the founder of FBA360, a New York-based fashion-business coaching firm. Liza knows how to get things done and make things happen.

How Liza helped a 13-year-old get her fashion line into Nordstrom. Read Fast Company article here.

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Vancouver Studio
1888 West 1st Ave., Vancouver BC V6J 1G5
604 396 9767