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Telling Stories Through Fashion

About a year ago I was asked to speak for students at Lakes Community High School for their annual Writer's Week program, to show how to tell stories through fashion. I was honored to share my own personal story, how I got interested in the industry, how I started my career as a pattern maker,…
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Your Technical Fashion Toolkit – ABC Seams

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…
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Press: Make+Create Podcast

I recently had the opportunity to be a guest on the Make+Create Podcast, which is a podcast dedicated to empowerment in the creative and business space. Host Jen Veguilla-Lezan shares the stories of entrepreneurs, artists, designers and individuals pursuing their creative journey and seeks to inspire and motivate others. We had a great talk ranging…
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DG Expo 2018 Seminar: Using Tech Packs for Successful Production

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…
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