We'll help make your sewing hopes & dreams come true!
Whether you seek to demystify industrial sewing & get started producing your own goods or dust off that sewing machine sitting in your closet & make a personal project.
"Ellie is such an encouraging teacher and clear as a bell in her instruction. She broke complex information down into understandable bits, and explained the why's as much as the how's."
— Katelyn MacKenzie
Industrial Sewing & Product Development
Build confidence & get started producing your own goods or samples.
Learn to sew leather & heavy-weight fabrics on industrial machines
Learn hands-on how to handle an industrial sewing machine to meet all your production & sampling needs.
Get technical construction consultation on product development specializing in bags & accessories
Learn to sample your own product & be ready to work with production houses or contract stitchers or produce in-house.
$60 /hour if more than 2 hour time blocks booked at a time
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Home Sewing & Personal Project
Dust the machine off & take your skills to the next level.
Learn the in's + out's of a sewing machine & gain confidence
Get personalized help working on your sewing project, whether it's following a pattern or developing your own design.
Gain a thorough understanding of thread tension and it’s vital role in creating optimal sewing projects
Learn how to use essential sewing tools
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Hi! I'm Ellie.
I demystify sewing for newbies through fun & empowering teaching that encourages you to discover your creative potential with sewing.
For the past 20 years I have been teaching custom bag making through my bag company, RE Load Bags. Since RE Load makes all their products in-house, I have trained many people with professional sewing skills to produce handmade goods for the marketplace. I also hold a degree in adult education. Come learn in our collaborative sewing studio, where aspiring professional makers build skills and develop product for their creative businesses.