Zaira A Cole patternlab collaborations

Zaira A Cole

Zaira A. Cole is a Creative Pattern Cutter originally from Madrid. Zaira moved to London in 2013 to study Fashion Pattern Cutting at the London College of Fashion.

Her career in fashion began with her first job as a Stylist, which then developed to various positions within the industry as a Visual Merchandiser, Product Developer and Pattern Cutter. All these different roles within fashion helped her to have a wide vision of the industry.

She describes her view of pattern cutting as “a puzzle waiting to be solved, where all the pieces need to match in order to create one image”.
Zaira, loves a sunny day, painting, and her new passion, Adobe Illustrator. She has been able to merge passion and career since becoming PatternLab’s newest digital pattern maker!

Her website, Zaíno Black, is a collection of diverse projects representing personal and professional evolution.


Square Neck Top with Puff Sleeve Pattern Making Tutorial

We are proud to introduce Zaira’s first-ever digital pattern making tutorial!

Follow Zaira’s pattern making tutorial and learn how to draft a gorgeous and on-trend square neck top with puff sleeves and flare cuff. It’s completely free to follow and we don’t ask you to sign up, just click and watch!

If you want to follow this tutorial, click one of the links below to get your PatternLab basic skirt block. There are a few options to choose from 🙂

Made-to-Measure Bodice Block | Graded Bodice Block Pack (UK 4 – 24)

square neck top with puff sleeve pattern making tutorial - Zaira A Cole
square neck top with puff sleeve pattern making tutorial - Zaira A Cole
square neck top with puff sleeve pattern making tutorial - Zaira A Cole

Collaborate With Us!

PatternLab was born out of the need to create clothing that’s as diverse as we all are, and to make pattern making accessible to everyone.
Which is why we’re looking for some help to spread the word…

As part of our new collaborations project, we want to showcase inspiring people in the sewing community who can help us reach new audiences. If you’re looking to showcase your blog, channel or small business and love PatternLab, we want to hear from you! Click below to find out what discounts and access we can offer you and your network, and how we can support you.

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