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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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$10

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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$50

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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April 2020

Live Fit Session with Xochil and SewHeidi

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Xochil will be doing a live fit session hosted by SewHeidi. You will be learning how to fit a garment on a mannequin, what to look for when checking fit, how to evaluate construction details, and how to give feedback that a factory can easily follow. If you have any questions for Xochil or Heidi, you ask them via this form. You can RSVP for this event here.

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We Are Threaded Shaping Fashion Virtual Event

April 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shaping Fashion is a day-long event with interactive workshops, studio tours, and an ethical marketplace where individuals can learn more about ethical and sustainable fashion and get inspired to align their closet with their values. We are taking our event virtual in honor of #FashionRevolution with workshops, open studio tours, and a chance to meet your maker to hear the mission behind their brand. Xochil will be speaking during the Consciously Designed: How it's made Session at 3pm CST, along with…

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