A Los Angeles atelier specializing in consultation, design, product development, draping, patternmaking, sample making and small production.

Monica Leigh Rodriquez...
Founder and Creative Director of CNW is at the helm of this exclusive Downtown Los Angeles atelier, located in the heart of the fashion district.

A 23 year veteran of the fashion industry, Monica's client list of present and past is impressive. Monica has sustained the highest standards and quality in all of her techniques and methods, but most importantly, Monica has integrity and treats all clients and customers with value and respect. From early inquiry all the way through billing, Monica is consistent, ethical, honest and fair.

She's worked with the most exclusive clientele and... (more)



This is our core competency and #1 reason why clients come to us. Typically our clients' sales increase after developing their collections in our studio. Monica Leigh Rodriquez, founder and Creative Director of California New Work is an expert in product development, design, draping, pattern design, fit and construction techniques. She has refined designs and collections for BCBG/Max Azria, Andrea Lieberman, FJ Benjamin Singapore, Calvin/Rucker and numerous celebrity clients.


Monica Leigh Rodriquez is one of the most well-known Master Pattern Makers in the industry. Her accomplishments in product development, patternwork and technical packages spans more than 2 decades. She is precise and meticulous in creating patterns and packages which mitigate the typical errors and mistakes carried through production. This saves money, time in sales and shipping windows, and materials.


Our services include assisting brands and designers through consultation, guiding them to fabric vendors and other helpful production resources (dye houses, embellishment services, etc).


Do we create samples? Yes! And known for some of the finest work in the industry. Our team has created samples for both established and successful designers and also, promising new and established small scale design houses in the industry who are bringing their collections to market. We will work with you - large and small.


Can we help with tooling or production preparation? Definitely yes with production preparation. We offer all pre-production services ranging from production fittings, production pattern finalization, your company production fit DNA, production technical packages, grade rules, and construction techniques. We also include pre-production and production consultation.