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Sue Prestbury

Technical Officer, Stitch & Textiles Team

Email: s.prestbury@mmu.ac.uk

Telephone: 0161 247 3540

Location: Benzie Building

After completing a Manufacturing Fashion course at Oldham College of Technology, Sue worked within the fashion industry for a number of years as a designer/pattern cutter for various companies supplying a diversity of high street stores.

She joined MMU in 1994 to work part time as a technician in Embroidery, responsible for looking after workshop resources and specialist embroidery machines and has recently extended her role to work as a technician in Fashion as well.

Studying part time at MMU, Sue graduated in 2004 with a BA (Hons) History of Art & Design with Practice.

Drawing on her fashion/technical background and a passion for the cut, construction and embellishment of historic costume, Sue has undertaken various commissions for reproduction costume and accessories for exhibition and education purposes for local museums and art galleries.