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Shelter + Shine

Like everyone else, we understand the gravity of the current situation with COVID-19 and our hearts go out to those who have contracted the virus, as well as all the amazing people working in hospitals and healthcare. The best thing we can all do as individuals is to stay home to help “flatten the curve”.…
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AIBI Business of Fashion Bootcamp: Manufacturing – Pattern Making

AIBI will be hosting a multi-part Business of Fashion Bootcamp series. November 23-24 is Part 2: Manufacturing. Xochil will be speaking for two seminars on Sunday November 24th, Pattern Making Process and Working with Contractors. November 23-24, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm Business of Fashion Bootcamp - Part 2: Manufacturing Saturday November 23rd: Creating…
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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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Guest Speaker – Haute Couture Club of Chicago

How to Approach the Design Process as a Professional Pattern Maker In order to launch your line, you need to start the design process to finalize all of your great ideas. At this meeting of the HCCC, Xochil will be discussing the design process, demonstrating her CAD pattern system, and sharing tips and techniques for…
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