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, 2023 @ 9:00 am - July 14, 2023 @ 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.


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.


This course is now full. Please email to be added to the waitlist. Be sure to include the dates for this week in your request.


July 10, 2023 @ 9:00 am
July 14, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
$316.00 – $395.00
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If a request for a refund is submitted at least 14 days before the course begins, you will be eligible for a 94% refund. A 6% deduction will cover the administration costs and stripe service fee. For refund requests made between 8 and 13 days before the course begins, a 75% refund will be granted. If a refund request is received within 7 days or less before the course start date, a refund will not be issued unless we can fill your spot with another participant. In the event that a participant cannot attend an in-person course due to illness, they can receive a Honeybee voucher for 75% of the value of their course that can be paid towards another class in the future. The participant will need to notify the Honeybee Coordinator before the course begins.


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 class is cancelled due to weather, the course will be moved to the following weekend (unless otherwise specified). If you cannot attend the new scheduled time, you will be granted a 100% refund.

For more information regarding cancellations, refunds, and our policies, please refer to our frequently asked questions.