Your Instructor


Vanessa Robinson-Favors has over 29 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.

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 49 years of sewing and patternmaking experience.

Hybrid classes are offered Tuesday thru Friday day from 8:30am until 5:30pm at the 1775 Parker road location and via Zoom Video Conferencing.

If you need a class time that is not offered on the website, please call, chat or send an email to

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