Tag Archives: fashion careers

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". In this summer program, students learn the vocational skill…
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Telling Stories Through Fashion

About a year ago I was asked to speak for students at Lakes Community High School for their annual Writer's Week program, to show how to tell stories through fashion. I was honored to share my own personal story, how I got interested in the industry, how I started my career as a pattern maker,…
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