American Sewing Guild Convention, New York City

American Sewing Guild in NYC July 27 - 31st, 2023 At the end of July, Cochenille will be in New York City at the American Sewing Guild conference (July 27th – 31st). Susan is teaching and both she and Dottie...Read More

Garment Designer Top: African Influence

Recently, I oversaw a project at Mesa College in San Diego, which involved a partnership between our Fashion students, the Mesa African Art collection, and Visions Art Museum in San Diego Liberty Station. There were several aspects to the project,...Read More
Upcycle Project

Up-Cycling and Creativity with Fashion and Garment Designer

Up-Cycling: From Sweatshirts to Fashion - Getting Sustainable As we all know, the movement for a sustainable world plays a growing importance in our day to day life. As a result, I’m becoming more aware of what I keep, and...Read More

Garment Designer Nuno Felt Retreat

Garment Designer Nuno Felt Retreat Garment Designer Nuno Felt Retreat will be Cochenille's annual fall design workshop. The workshop involves designing a pattern in Garment Designer with the specific purpose of adding engineered Nuno felt sections to the end result. We are pleased...Read More