Hello, and welcome.  I'm Sarah, a freelance Surface pattern designer living in the Cotswolds, UK.

I enjoy creating my work by combining hand-drawn or painted with Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop.   I really love working to a brief, and am adapt at designing to cost and/or manufacturing constraints.  

Mini CV:

Graduated 2002 from Winchester School of Art.  Printed textiles (1st). Worked in London as a homeware designer for 7 years at BHS creating prints, seasonal themes and managerial work.  I've freelanced for the past 6 years, working with companies such as L'Oreal, MADE.com, Royal Botanical Kew Gardens, Little White Co, Debenhams, George at Asda (homeware), BHS, Talking Tables to name a few.


I specialise in Homeware design.  I create pattern for bedding, dinnerware/tabletop and kitchenware mainly, but I love all areas of Homeware.  I create girls print and pattern while working for Lemon Ribbon design studio.  Illustration work includes; book illustration, portraits, colouring pages, logos, invitations, Christmas illustrations.  I also licence my work.

I take on smaller projects - these have ranged from wedding invites, engagement books, to bespoke christmas cards.

I also silk-screen print at home, printing and making homeware items mainly which I sell on Etsy and Folksy under the name Beetroot Press.

Interests and likes:

In my spare-time I paint, sew, grow veg, read, learn, yoga, swim, vintage fleas, see friends and generally just enjoy life.

I like: plants, bright lipstick, pom poms, animals with long necks, smoothies, fresh sheets, and brush pens.


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