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August 2019

DG Expo – Midwest Factory Panel

August 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Palmer House Hilton, 17 E Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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DG Expo Chicago - August 2019 Get to know local sewing contractors! Learn what you need to bring to your first factory meeting, what is needed to get a quote, and how to have a successful production run. Learn about MOQ's, lead times, who provides thread, and more! Moderated by Xochil Herrera Scheer, The Chicago Pattern Maker with panelists: Alex , Gil Sewing Lesya Blyzniouk, YL88 Manufacturing Sarene Alsharif, TadMore Tailor

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September 2019

SEAMS Fall Conference – Millenial Panelist

September 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Gandover Resort, 1000 Club Rd
Greensboro, NC 27407 United States
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Xochil will be participating as a panelist during the SEAMS Fall Conference, as part of the Millennials: Shaping the Future of Our Industry.   We have a new generation in our Industry, and they are shaping the future with a new way of communicating, purchasing products as consumers, putting sustainability and the environment in the forefront, and working in a connected world. It’s refreshing, exciting and adding a level of sharing and collaboration to advance our mission to bring the Supply…

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October 2019

Revive Fashion Show Fundraiser

October 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brinklounge Madison, 701 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Xochil will be creating a dress designed with re-purposed materials to be shown and auctioned in the REVIVE Fashion Show Fundraiser on October 6th, 2019.   re•vive (verb) - restore to life or consciousness - regain life, consciousness, or strength - give new strength or energy to Join us for an all-ages fashion show fundraiser benefiting Dressember - a non-profit organization raising awareness and funds for anti-trafficking initiatives worldwide. Designers from across the country will bring new life to discarded…

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November 2019

Guest Speaker – Haute Couture Club of Chicago

November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Chicago Bar Association, 312 S Plymouth Ct
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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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 flat patterning, draping and computer aided designing, and how these techniques can inspire the design process for the upcoming spring fashion show. Founded in 1964,…

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AIBI Business of Fashion Bootcamp: Manufacturing – Pattern Making

November 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
AIBI, 2150 S Canalport
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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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 a Collection Fabric Sourcing Tech Packs (Workshop) Sunday November 24th: Pattern Making Process Working with Contractors Costing Your Product (Workshop) AIBI Members $40/session; $200/full weekend…

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