Elizabeth Bentley worked as a designer in the apparel industry for 20 years for companies including Mast Industries, Worcester Knitting and Northern Isles. She is owner of E. Bentley Design Studio, a firm specializing in design, presentation and patternmaking services. Clients include Susan Bristol, Robert Scott/David Brooks, T.J. Maxx/Marshalls and Dear Kate’s. Beth has taught at RISD since 2002, for the Apparel department and Continuing Education. She holds a BFA in apparel design from RISD and an MFA in artisanry/fibers from UMass Dartmouth.