Xochil News: Media

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…


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".


Wed, Jun 24, 2020

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.


Mon, May 4, 2020

ICYMI: Threaded Hosts “Shaping Fashion” Virtual Forum

We had the amazing opportunity to be a part of the Threaded Shaping Fashion Virtual Forum on April 18th, to kick off Fashion Revolution Week.


Mon, May 6, 2019

Telling Stories Through Fashion

Hopefully my message inspired someone in the audience -- and I'm pleased to share highlights from this talk (edited down from an hour) for you!


Sun, Aug 26, 2018

Make+Create Ep. 8: Meet The Chicago Pattern Maker

I was interviewed by Jen Veguilla-Lezan for an episode of Make+Create Podcast. We talk about the transition from design school to entrepreneurship in a bad economy, balancing work and motherhood, and the role technology plays in fashion design.


Fri, Mar 23, 2018

The Full Color Life

Last month I met Hannah Lynn of The Full Color Life, and we sat down for a fun interview, where we discussed Chicago fashion, how I got my start in the industry and what it means to have a capsule wardrobe.


Mon, May 16, 2005

Press: Chicago Sun Times - Co-Ed Couture

I participated in the student fashion show at The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, and imagine my surprise to find that the show, and my Feathered Femmes collection, were featured in a large full color photo in the article "Co-Ed Couture" in the Chicago Sun Times!

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