Sarah L. Moench has over 20 years of pattern making experience in the professional and academic spheres, collaborating to create historical and imagined worlds through the art and craft of pattern design and costume technology. Her work has been seen on stage and screen and includes credits with the Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Goodman Theatre in Chicago, and Arel Studio in New York. Prior to joining the faculty at UF she served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Costume Technology for the School of Film, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. While at ASU Moench taught classes that covered introduction to costuming, pattern making, costume construction, costume crafts, wig making and styling, makeup and digital fabrication. Her area of expertise is tailoring menswear.
Moench received her MFA in Costume Technology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009.