Sarah Birtwistle

Sarah Birtwistle – Fashion Design

Sarah is highly experienced in bridal and special occasion manufacture. Sarah began working in the bridal industry in 2001 and has extensive industry background including design, manufacture and alterations. During 2005 she established ‘Sarah Ellen Bridal Couture’ and has been designing and manufacturing stunning bridal gowns and formal wear for many clients. Her attention to fit and detail has earned her a reputation for quality.

Sarah has been teaching at TAFE for over 10 years whilst continuing to operate her business on a part time basis. Sarah teaches in many aspects of fashion design including draping, fitting, grading, textiles and block construction however particularly enjoys teaching pattern making and manufacturing. Sarah is a qualified trainer/assessor and has a Diploma of Textiles Clothing and Footwear.