- Was nominated for Oscars 4 times for The Piano, Portrait of a Lady, Oscar and Lucinda + Bright Star.
- Also did the costumes for the 2015 version of Far From the Madding Crowd and the 2003 Peter Pan film.
- Was very private and refused interviews and press. Her family confirmed she had died through her agent and refused to reveal any details including her age.
- Nicole Kidman, who worked with her on Portrait of a Lady, released a statement: She's not here anymore, but she lives on through those beautiful clothes and images.
Bright Star (Costume Designer: Janet Patterson, 2009) pic.twitter.com/WY9X2BUx0v— Female Film Critics (@FemaleCritics) October 26, 2016
Far From the Madding Crowd (Costume Designer: Janet Patterson, 2015) pic.twitter.com/PEx9hFffl7— Female Film Critics (@FemaleCritics) October 26, 2016
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RIP. I looooved the work she did with Jane Campion. Favourite costume designers, ONTD?