Recent Posts by Xochil

Garment Fitting Safely During Coronavirus

Since Illinois (and much of the US) shut down in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to shift the way we do business in so many ways. One of the major hurdles to overcome was how to do fittings when we couldn't meet with clients in person. Luckily, we are pretty comfortable…
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Successful Fashion Designer Podcast

Last fall I recorded this interview with Sew Heidi on the Successful Fashion Designer podcast, and talked about how to get your designs into production - all the steps involved in the product development process. Check out the Successful Fashion Designer Podcast at or listen through your favorite podcast app. Listen Now!
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ICYMI: Threaded Hosts “Shaping Fashion” Virtual Forum

We had the amazing opportunity to be a part of the Threaded Shaping Fashion Virtual Forum on April 18th, to kick off Fashion Revolution Week.  Threaded is a Midwest-based community committed to driving change in the fashion industry. Whether or not you were able to “attend” the event that day, we wanted to share all…
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#ShopSmall Alternatives to Black Friday Holiday Shopping

With the holidays just around the corner, you’ve probably started to notice your email and news feed being flooded by Black Friday sale previews. It can be hard to not feel enticed by all of the great deals that are showing up every other day in your inbox, however -- it is all an illusion.…
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