Sarah King

Sarah King is a textile designer and maker. She trained at Goldsmiths College in Fine Art Textiles and Embroidery and then in textile design at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her career has covered fashion, design for the furnishing fabric industry, costumes for film and commissions with interior designers for projects all over the world.

How would you describe your approach to teaching?

To encourage students to learn the technical skills and thought processes to enable them to create and finish their own pieces of work. To have control over the techniques they choose. To always be looking and reconsidering their options while completing their work.

What inspires your own work?

Fabric and stitch have been a lifelong passion. Inspiration comes from constant discovery. From always experimenting with techniques, design and colour to achieve the 'perfect' image I see in my mind either for my own project or for a commission.

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