The key to communicating your product effectively to your pattern maker, sample maker and especially to your factory, is having a detailed and easy to understand Tech Pack. Communicating your message visually is effective both to bridge potential language barriers, as well as to save someone time in reading and referencing your tech pack, ensuring…Read more
The Chicago Pattern Maker: Xochil Herrera Scheer is a professional product developer, passionate about ethical sourcing and manufacturing, and Made In USA products. She is involved in the fashion community through connecting resources, sharing experiences, and professional development events. Xochil is a lover of slow fashion, collaboration, and is always game for a peanut butter dessert.
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I'm thrilled to be participating in the second installment of DG Expo Chicago later this month. I will be giving a new seminar about Tech Packs, as I did last December. This is such an important topic, and one that many designers have questions about as they go through their product development process. Tech Packs…Read more
I'm excited to share a recent feature in Voyage Chicago - which is a site dedicated to telling the stories of creatives, artists and entrepreneurs in the Chicago area. I was thrilled to be nominated and have the opportunity to share my experiences on how I got my start, how I overcome challenges in my…Read more
[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] I’ve been a business owner for almost 10 years, and a mother for almost 3. I have always admired women who were “doing it all”, but also scared how I would be able to make that work myself. I felt more concerned about what having a child would mean in terms of…Read more
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