Instructor Spotlight: Roza Mirakova

Roza Mirakova worked in various companies as a patternmaker/technical designer in childrenswear and womenswear for over 15 years. She graduated from FIT in 1996 with a B.S. in Production Management. She is highly experienced in draping, sewing, and patternmaking. After working as a tutor for a while, she was inspired to teach and share her knowledge with others. She started to teach in 2015 at FIT and NYSD.



Prof. Mirakova teaches the following FIT Precollege Classes:
HPM 070  Basic Patternmaking and Sewing I
HPM 071  Patternmaking and Sewing II

Teaching Philosophy:
I focus on teaching with patience and clarity, and on passing my knowledge and experience to my students. It is very important for me to make the class interesting so that students enjoy their experience. I treat my class as one big team so that everyone has fun in the process.

Industry Experience/Recent Exhibitions:

  • Liz Claiborne- Tech Designer
  • Everlast/Everex- Tech Designer
  • Diana Hartman- Production Patternmaker
  • Paris Suits by George Simonton- Production Patternmaker

Featured Work by Prof. Mirakova: