Category Archives: Media

SPESA: Rising Star

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…
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SEAMS: Millennial Corner – April 2021 Reflections

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…
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My Professional Journey

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…
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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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