Patricia Given, Space Between Operations Manager Space Between

Patricia Given

Space Between Operations Manager

Trish has worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years in the areas of design, pattern-making, manufacturing and teaching. Working and consulting for many reputable fashion companies in Ireland, UK and Australia. She also successfully ran her own fashion business in Ireland where alongside running her own business she also lectured in fashion technology, pattern-making and sewing before moving to N.Z. Since moving to NZ Trish has been teaching evening classes and weekend classes in design, sewing and upcycling. More recently she has been involved in Space Between and Earthlink; exploring sustainable methods of production, working with local social enterprise organisations and approaching manufacturing and fashion waste in a new and innovative way.


NCEA Bachelor of Design – Fashion, Limerick School of Art and Design
Post Graduate Diploma in Garment Technology, FAS Dublin & SCOT Galashiels
Diploma in Training and Education, Griffith College Dublin