SPESA Rising Star: Xochil Herrera Scheer I am honored to be selected as a SPESA Rising Star and share a little about my work in the sewn products industry, and where I see myself going in the future. Read More in their newsletter Behind The Seams, published June 16, 2021. Learn more about SPESA at…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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Pandemic has brought opportunities to grow, learn, teach SEAMS April 2021 Member Newsletter I am pleased to share this essay I wrote for SEAMS Association's April 2021 Member Newsletter for the column Millennial Corner. It's been a tough year but with some humor and forward thinking, we've made it through and I have some thoughts…Read more
In the summer of 2019, I was a guest speaker for students at the Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts in partnership with After School Matters, Fashion Design and YOU!. This portion of the talk focuses on my professional journey to becoming "The Chicago Pattern Maker". In this summer program, students learn the vocational skill…Read more
We work with many of our clients remotely -- either because they live outside of the Chicago metro area, or these days so that we can avoid in-person meetings to prevent exposure and spread of COVID-19. Video conferencing via Google Meet is great, we have the ability to see the garments on body live and…Read more