Xochil News

Tue, Jul 25, 2023

SEAMS: Millennial Corner – June X Files by Xochil Herrera Scheer

Texprocess 2023 Recap – SEAMS by Xochil Herrerra Scheer

Mon, Jul 17, 2023

Marketing in the Wild Podcast: Episode 96

Chat with Xochil, owner of The Chicago Pattern Maker, who helps businesses with their product development needs.

Wed, May 31, 2023

Xochil at Texprocess Americas

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, held recently in Atlanta, presented opportunities for learning and networking through a variety of programs and comprehensive exhibit floor.

Wed, May 31, 2023

A Celebration of Chicago Style

“A Celebration of Chicago Style” event hosted by Cynthia Rowley and Nigel Barker, featuring Xochil as a part of the nomination committee and participate.

Fri, May 26, 2023

Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas highlight industry advancements

Texprocess Americas Tech Talks were coordinated and moderated by Xochil Herrera Scheer of The Chicago Pattern Maker.

Wed, May 17, 2023

Just Style Magazine: US apparel industry’s quest for a regional supply chain

In an exclusive interview at Texprocess Americas 2023, Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) president Michael McDonald tells Just Style why he remains optimistic that a regional fashion supply chain could become a long-term solution for the Americas despite the ongoing economic slump.

Tue, May 16, 2023

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2023 Advance Industries through Networking and Education

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas took place May 10-12, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Fri, May 12, 2023

Energy level high at Techtextil North America

Introducing market-leading innovations by over 350 exhibitors from 30 countries, the unified edition of Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas opened doors in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center Wednesday.

Mon, May 1, 2023

Texprocess Americas and Techtextil North America Shows will Offer 40+ FREE Educational Sessions on the Show Floors

The upcoming Texprocess Americas and Techtextil North America shows will offer 40+ FREE educational sessions on the show floors.

Mon, Apr 24, 2023

Apparel Industry Leaders Prepare for 2024 and Beyond at Texprocess

This year, Aptean will be presenting in the Tech Talk series (moderated by Xochil Herrera Scheer and Shoshana Burgett).

Fri, Apr 7, 2023

Elmira College Students Get Insights From Fashion Industry Leaders

Xochil a panelist during the "Sustainability in the Fashion Industry: Where is it heading?" panel

Tue, Mar 21, 2023

Client Feature: One/Third and Jacket 14

One of the designers behind jacket brand One/Third discusses her journey to starting her company, steps in the design and manufacturing process, and showcases a new jacket design.

Fri, Mar 3, 2023

What Your Pattern Maker Wishes You Knew with Xochil Herrera Scheer

What do fashion designers need to know to work with a pattern maker?

Wed, Feb 15, 2023

Chicago Fashion Summit Recap

The Curio and Chicago fashion industry leaders sat down to discuss the state of Chicago fashion, our organization's respective 2023 agendas, the needs of the Chicago fashion industry, and how we can effect change as a united force.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022

How Fitting Podcast – Episode 50

How Fitting Podcast: Developing Fashion That Fits Your Customer, Lifestyle, and Values with Ellie Wilcox, Xochil Herrera Scheer, Connie Bourgeois, and host Alison Hoenes I had the opportunity to be on the How Fitting Podcast, hosted by Alison Hoenes. I was joined by fellow product development experts and fashion freelancers, Ellie Wilcox of Digitech Design…

Fri, Aug 12, 2022

How 3D Sampling Works for Your Apparel Brand

When you are starting a new apparel company or exploring a launch for a new product line, you have several options when it comes to product development.

Tue, Jun 21, 2022

Rock Star Millennials Podcast

Earlier this spring I recorded a conversation with Kathryn Spitznagle on the Rock Star Millennial Podcast.

Wed, May 11, 2022

The Chicago Pattern Maker Partners With TexProcess Americas For Educational Series: The Studio

Xochil and her team bring strong expertise and genuine care to collaborate with brands, guiding them through the pre-production prototyping process, with the goal of creating beautiful and functional products that are ready to take to market.

Mon, May 9, 2022

Triple F Podcast

In April I recorded a conversation with JP Lamp on the Triple F Podcast. We talked about how to get noticed as a new brand, working with a pattern maker, and all the steps involved in the product development process.

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

SPESA: Rising Star

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.

Thu, Apr 29, 2021

SEAMS: Millennial Corner – April 2021 Reflections

Pandemic has brought opportunities to grow, learn, teach

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

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".

Sat, Jan 30, 2021

Fashion In Flux - The Steps To Production

This last year has been a ‘game changer’ for the fashion industry in a lot of ways. So we want to know… “What are the next steps when Fashion is in Flux?”

Fri, Oct 2, 2020

Virtual Fittings - Yes It's Possible!

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.

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