Ms Victoria Barwood’s teaching expertise includes specialist skills in womenswear/menswear construction, sewing techniques and garment technology working with all BA Hons University level of students on design-led projects.
She was previously employed at Northumbria University, UK as a Sewing Technician to all BA Hons Fashion Design/ Fashion Design and Marketing departments. She offered support and teaching on a one to one basis as well as larger groups and classes and is trained in extensive specialist resources to support and maintain the creation and realization of student work.
She has also previously worked in both high street and luxury high end design, mainly working in production and within a design technologists’ team. She has also worked as a freelance designer to high end companies for uniform production as a pattern cutter/machine samplist. Specialisations include: Tailoring, textiles, fabric manipulation, moulage, garment fit and construction, leather work, lingerie and sportswear construction, textile and print placement, design concept, design development.