Your Instructor

Vanessa Robinson-Favors has over 30 years of patternmaking experience. She taught traditional and CAD patternmaking classes at Bauder College. For almost 12 years, she taught fashion design and textile science classes. She retired from Carter's/Osh Kosh/SkipHop as manager of technical support managing one of the most successful sample rooms in the country.

She has a passion for teaching and the fashion & sewn products industries.

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She is trained on TukaTech  2D patternmaking software and is also the U.S. Southeast contact for Tukatech.

She is also trained on Lectra Systems Modaris, Diamino and Kaledo software as well as the Adobe Creative Suite, PDM and PLM database systems.

A graduate of Georgia State University with over 50 years of sewing and patternmaking experience.

"There is still time to learn the details of the trade from industry professionals"