Sylvia Rempel, Founder of Sewing Seeds, embodies the entrepreneurial spirit. A mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she has overcome hardships. Sylvia arrived in Canada as a non-English speaking immigrant and self-taught seamstress, and went on to build a multi-million-dollar clothing enterprise employing hundreds - Sun Ice. It drew international attention as an official supplier to the 1988 Winter Olympics Games in Calgary, Alberta. Sylvia has gone on to re-define "retirement." Her new life's chapter, has drawn on her passion and experience to develop a sewing skills training curriculum that leads students from novice to qualified seamstress. She has transformed lives at home and around the globe. Sylvia is building skills, self-confidence and financial independence in her programs. She is committed to excellence; expecting a high standard of quality and professionalism from students. Sylvia's latest venture is training sewing teachers to carry on this legacy into the future.