Welcome to Cochenille Design Studio


Stitches West 2017 – Santa Clara

Stitches West Santa Clara, CA 2017 will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center Hyatt Regency Hotel. Come visit Cochenille Design Studio at our booth in the Marketplace. We will be offering Show and Bundle Specials.

STITCHES is a fiber experience for knitters and crocheters. It includes classes on topics from design to finishing with every topic in between. The STITCHES Market is a shopping experience you won’t want to miss with vendors who come from across the United States and around the world to display the latest yarns and gadgets sure to inspire your creativity. The one-hour market sessions are designed to give you a taste of a topic to see if you want to pursue it further, and the free demonstrations and book signings occur for your enjoyment.

Marketplace hours are as follows:

Thursday February 23rd      5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (registered attendees only)
Friday February 24th         10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday February 25th     10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday February 26th       10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Download and print our Stitches West 2017 Postcard to get $3 off Marketplace admission!

fabricnarrowWelcome to Cochenille Design Studio

For over twenty five years Cochenille Design Studio has developed design aids. We are practitioners, and actively design and create. Our audience is world wide and ranges from home hobbyists to the fashion industry.

Cochenille offers a variety of software and design aids for textile and fiber enthusiasts. We are the home of Garment Designer and Stitch Painter software for Windows or Macintosh. Garment Designer is a pattern drafting program that allows you to create patterns for both sewing and knitting. Stitch Painter is a grid-based design tool which is specifically geared to the needs of textile and craft designers.

We invite you to explore our website and products. Sign up for a webinar, a fashion or design retreat, or simply bookmark us for a future visit.

Join our Mail List to receive occasional updates on our product line. View our Events page for webinar and workshop offerings.

Feel free to Contact Us with questions.