OUR TEAM

The House of Sew is a studio of hard-working, collaborative, creative, dog-friendly & human-friendly professionals. We are thankful, open minded, nurture talent, never forget to laugh at ourselves, and take celebrating birthdays and special occasions very seriously. Aside from fashion, sewing and sustainability, some of our shared interests include music, art, dance parties and crazy adventures.

Beverly Gan

Founder

Beverly is a multi-disciplinary artist who is well-versed in the world of fashion, fashion business and sewing. Since graduating in 2010 from the fashion design program at Istituto Marangoni, she has been published in numerous magazines and competed internationally with her namesake label, Beverly Gan.

Her most favourite opportunities to date is working on 4 Creative adverts, tailoring for Ralph Lauren & the USOC during the London 2012 Olympics games, and her time at Markus Lupfer.

She is most passionate about minimalism, sustainable living, and empowerment.

Claire Cui

Co-Founder

While the bottom line is important, she is also passionate about making opportunities happen by leveraging her extensive network and introducing the right people. She helps turn ideas into action.

As a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) who also holds a Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree, she loves to analyze data, cash flow and forecasting. She is a big picture thinker who can simplify information and capture what investors need to hear.

“I have the mindset and spirit of an entrepreneur. My drive and determination – along with my education and international experience – helps me to bridge connections between investors and companies who are looking to grow.”

Gabriela Cruz

Instructor

Graduating from MC college with a diploma in Fashion Design and Apparel Production in 2008, Gabriela first interned with local designer Alisha Schick for Suka Designs before starting her clothing line, CRUZ. She continues to take on contract work with local designers and clothing boutiques. 

When not creating, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, going out to different shows and events happening in Edmonton and is always listening to music as it is one of the main inspirations for her designs.
 
“Apparel and production is my passion and I am eager and humble to be able to share my skills and knowledge with others.”

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