The Pattern Works
Colleen is a life coach to executives, business leaders, entrepreneurs and people who love life. She coaches uncommon thinking, seeing patterns of behavior, and exploring new patterns that will enable people to live their best lives.
Colleen established her coaching business in 2008. Prior to that time Colleen spent two decades running her own business in the clothing industry specializing in pattern making and consulting clothing manufactures. She has been a guest lecturer and moderated for private colleges, the Department of Arts and Culture and support groups for previously disadvantaged young designers.
Colleen’s passions for human potential lead her to develop a collective of workshops for corporate business. These Self Care workshops grow business leadership by addressing, emotional wellness, physical health & nutrition, re-connecting individuals to their personal passion while powerfully aligning the team to a common understanding. Her clients include MTN - Special Projects, MTN - Branded Channel, Reconnect Mobile – Management Team.
Colleen presents Master Classes in the clothing industry to young designers and entrepreneurs facing the challenges of a difficult industry. The classes are practical and specifically designed address common mistakes that people make in the business. Helping them achieve their desired goals while staying in business.
Colleen has a deep interest in spiritual and emotional well being having spent years exploring Yoga, Dance, and Shamanic practice. Colleen has dedicated a decade to Jungian based analysis loving the personal growth she has experienced through analysis.
Colleen’s passion for nutrition and healthy lifestyle lead her to further qualify with Metagenics as a First Line Therapy Coach, currently there are only a handful of medical doctors and nutritionist that have this qualification in South Africa. It is a very exciting emerging field of integrative medicine; combining genetics, lifestyle, food and supplementation with emotions and brain states.
She is a member of:
• Founding member of a process group run for 7 years by DR Suzan Hojdar
• And in Supervision with Joanne Searle (Chairwoman of Gauteng chapter of COMENSA)
In addition sewing and cooking Colleen is a passionate reader dedicated to her family and partner of 22 years; together they have 2 wonderful children.
To contact Colleen Jack, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or +27826007845
1994 -1995 J&B Rare Designers Award Cape Town, Video Fashions, New York – Clive Rundle
1994 World Gold Council, Singapore and Shanghai, S.A. Trade mission, Kuala Lumpur – Clive Rundle
1994 Fair Lady Fashion Awards – Clive Rundle
1995 Absolut Vodka ad campaign, Nederburg Auction Fashion show– Clive Rundle
1995 Rotary / Red Nose Race day Fashion show, Vukani Designers Collection – Clive Rundle
1996 Qcumber Zoo touring outfits
1997 to 2008 South African Fashion Week – Clive Rundle
1999 LISOF End of year pattern marking
2002 New York Fashion Week – Clive Rundle
2003 Fair Lady Fashion Awards – Marion and Lindie
2004 Elle Fashion Report - Business Enterprise Entrepreneur Support Group
2004 SA Fashion Week Young Designers – Bongiwe Walaza, Stephen Quatember
2004 L'Oreal Paris Couture Finale – SA Fashion Week – Clive Rundle
2004 Standard Bank Art Gallery Engaging Modernity Show – Marianne Fassler
2004 General Motors Car Launch Namibia – Marianne Fassler
2004 Smirnoff Young Designers Awards – Hestie Roodt
2005 11th Annual Music Awards – Clive Rundle
2006 Fittings for the Oprah Winfrey Leadership academy
2007 Pattern development and sewing specifications for the Nedbank range
2008 Pattern development for First National Bank, compile and present fitting manual to clients
Miss Word Story label: Miss India, Indonesia, Ireland and Iceland. Clive Rundle: Miss Zimbabwe.
2009 FIFA LOC fittings for Executive uniforms – Ayni Marketing
2010 FIFA opening and closing ceremony Freshly Ground performance – Clive Rundle
Coaching, Facilitation, Self Care, Feminine Archetypes, Master classes in Fashion Industry.
The Pattern Works is passionate about people regaining an instinctual understanding of their potential to live their best life.
Diploma Fashion Design
Bachelor of Arts in Fashion
Honours Degree in Fashion
Qualified Aerobics Instructor
Master Level Shamanic initiation (Peru)
Coaching and Facilitation
First Line Therapy Coach, Metagenics