Tag Archives: design

Live Fit Session with Xochil and SewHeidi

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,…
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Guest Speaker – Haute Couture Club of Chicago

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…
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The Product Development Process

Have you ever wondered what goes into starting a clothing line? Or have you been wanting to start and not know where to begin? This is the perfect place to start! We are going through the steps of our process that are crucial to the development process. Inquiry Call: Let’s have a quick chat about…
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Benefits of a LIVE Collaborative Design Session

Some designs are well suited to be translated easily from flat sketch to pattern (with measurement specs of course). However other designs that require draping, or functional items that need to be experiemented with can benefit from having a LIVE Collaborative Design Session. What does that mean? It’s a "workshop" style meeting where I, as…
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