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August 26, 2018 - Make+Create Podcast

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.

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April 10, 2018 - Voyage Chicago

Meet: The Chicago Pattern Maker

I was nominated to be featured as one of Chicago's leading creatives and entrepreneurs. Learn more about how I got my start in business.

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February 17, 2018 - A Full Color Life

Chicago Pattern Maker By Hannah Lynn

Hannah interviewed me about my job and being a fashion entrepreneur in Chicago, along with a discussion about slow fashion, capsule wardrobes and what inspires me.

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May 4, 2017 - Chicago SPLASH

Ever After By Chiara Milioulis

My custom design bridal client had her wedding details featured, including the gorgeous gold lame wedding costume we collaborated together to create.

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August 2, 2010 - The Art Institutes

Fashionable Activewear

I was interviewed as part of an article about activewear and fitness apparel design for a blog for The Art Institutes.

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May 20, 2010 - Today's Chicago Woman

Maintaining Your Presence In A Pinch By:  Kali Evans-Raoul

My restyling and tailoring services were recommended in this blog article about Chicago style secrets.

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Spring 2010 - The Illinois Institute Of Art - Chicago, Alumni Newsletter 

Alumni Feature: Xochil Herrera

A brief feature about my work since graduation from the fashion design program at Ai-Chicago.

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May 2008 - MODA Fashion Gazette

Chicago's Secret to Restyling that Bridesmaid Dress By: Abby Groshek

I discuss my designs as well as my experience tailoring and restyling garments.

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September 9, 2007 - ABC 7 Chicago

190 North With Michelle Allegria

During my position as Design and Re-Styling manager at the Chicago boutique, Eliana Lily, the store, owner and I were featured on a 190 North segment, which aired on September 9, 2007.

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July 2007 - The Real Chicago 

New Style In Old Town

I was interviewed about re-styling garments as the Design and Re-Styling manager at the Chicago boutique, Eliana Lily.

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June 13, 2006 - New City Chicago

First Fashionista: A Conversation With Melissa Turner, Chicago's New Fashion Director By: Jennifer Berg

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''There is so much talent out there right now! Some up-and-coming student designers that stand out for me are ... Xochil Herrera''

Melissa Turner

October 2005 - Chicago Fashion Magazine

Unity In Diversity Fashion Show By: Brian Gulash

I had the opportunity to produce a fashion show at the Foundation Room at House of Blues Chicago. I created looks using re-designed t-shirts and other materials, and invited two of my friends and classmates to join me. We raised money with our sales for the House of Blues Foundation.

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May 16, 2005 - Chicago Sun Times

Co-Ed Couture By: Tammy Chase

My first student fashion show at The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, and my collection was featured as a half-page full color photograph in the Style section of the newspaper!

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