Gather together with makers of all levels to learn new skills and celebrate traditional crafts and regenerative living. Whether you’re interested in half-day workshops or multi-week courses, there’s something for everyone! Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, we offer hands-on experiences in a variety of subjects, all taught in either the beautiful studios at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) or one of our partnering locations.
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Intro to Pattern Drafting – Nicole Daigle
July 10 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 4:00 pm$316.00 – $395.00
Monday to Friday, July 10-14, 9am – 4pm
Gain the skills and knowledge required to create custom-fit outfits from scratch with NBCCD Fashion alumna, Nicole Daigle, as your teacher. In this course, you will learn how to draft patterns from your (or a friend’s) measurements, alter them so they fit any body type perfectly, and manipulate those patterns into designs.
TICKET PRICING & MATERIAL COST:
Regular ticket price (April 19 @ 12pm – June 26 @ 11:30pm): $395
NBCCD staff, faculty, and current student receive 20% off regular ticket sales while supplies last. Find the NBCCD ticket option below.
Additional material fees: $0
Please bring or expect to purchase at the NBCCD College Store:
- A pencil, eraser, ruler, notebook for taking notes, fabric scissors, paper scissors, muslin for mocking up patterns ($10 – $20)
- A sewing machine if you have one, otherwise there will be some available to borrow
FAQ and refund information can be found at the bottom of this page.
Nicole Daigle is a fashion alumna from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and is currently an instructor at the college. Nicole graduated from NBCCD in 2018, completing the Foundation Visual Arts certificate, Fashion Design diploma and the Advanced Studio Practice certificate. In her personal practice, she focuses on women’s evening wear, and costumes inspired by the 18th and 19th centuries.
If a request for a refund is made between 8 and 14 days before the course begins, a 95% refund will be granted (5% will be retained to cover processing fees). If a request for a refund is made 7 days or fewer before the course begins, a refund will only be granted if the participant’s spot is able to be filled.
If a participant is unable to attend a course due to illness or family emergency, they may be eligible to receive a voucher for a portion of the course fee. The participant must notify the HFS Coordinator at HoneybeeFolkSchool@nbccd.ca as soon as possible. The voucher amount will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may be up to 75% of the course fee.
If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the instructor, facilities or low enrolment, a 100% refund will be granted to registered participants.
If a class is cancelled due to inclement weather a new date will be set. If a participant cannot attend the rescheduled time, you will be granted a 100% refund.
For more information regarding cancellations, refunds, and our policies, please refer to our list of frequently asked questions.