Xochil News: Media

Thu, Apr 25, 2024

SEAMS: Tukatech – at the intersection of innovation & collaboration - April 2024 "X-FILES"

My April X-Files blog, "Tukatech – at the Intersection of Innovation & Collaboration", sharing my experience visiting the LA Tukatech, Inc. Innovation Center, and interview with CEO & Founder Ram Sareen.

Fri, Mar 8, 2024

My experience at Women In Textiles Summit in one word: Amazing!

I was so excited to return to the Advanced Textiles Association's (ATA's) Women In Textiles Summit 2024 in Phoenix, Ariz., for the unique opportunity to focus on personal and professional development in a space that encourages relationships and real talk with women across the industry. I am thrilled to have found this group for support, education and comradery, as we each navigate our respective journeys.

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

DuPage Countywide Institute Day - Keynote Speaker

Xochil is the Keynote speaker for the Family and Consumer Science educators track at College of DuPage's countywide institute day.

Mon, Feb 12, 2024

Women in Textiles Summit - Making Great Things Panel

“Making great things” can mean so much within the textiles industry. Join three textile professionals as they share experiences and details on what this means to them. From technical textile product development to apparel engineering to supply chain processes—prepare to be inspired about what these women can do.

Tue, Jan 30, 2024

Xochil joins SEAMS Association Board of Directors

Xochil is honored to be joining the SEAMS Association Board of Directors in 2024.

Wed, Dec 20, 2023

SEAMS: 2023 Reflections - "X-Files"

Xochil reflects on 2023 and looks towards the new year ahead.

Wed, Oct 25, 2023


SEAMS Fall Conference 2023 Recap – SEAMS by Xochil Herrerra Scheer

Sat, Oct 14, 2023

SEAMS Association Fall Conference: Closing The Loop - Circularity Through Collaboration

Xochil leads a panel of industry leaders in discussion about circularity in the fashion industry.

Mon, Aug 28, 2023


We are quickly approaching the Fall 2023 SEAMS Annual Networking Conference – September 12-15 on the campus of NC State University in Raleigh, NC, – and there’s lots to be excited about!

Tue, Jul 25, 2023

SEAMS: Texprocess 2023 Recap – June 2023 "X-Files"

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…

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