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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Replenish your Medicine Cabinet – Emilie Patterson

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design 457 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB, Canada

Join Emilie Patterson, clinical herbalist, to learn about plants and herbs that can help you stock your home herbal medicine chest. In this full-day workshop we will discuss simple traditional remedies, and make several herbal products to prevent and treat common household ailments. Participants will learn how to wildcraft and preserve the plants. They can expect to make several remedies to take home for the belly, the heart, and the body.

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 5 tickets left

Down-to-Earth Composting – Andrew Mathis

St. Mary's Community Food Forest 780 McEvoy St, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Learn the basics of composting to turn waste into a valuable resource for your garden! Participants will gather at the St. Mary’s Community Food Forest where together they will learn to build a bin and a compost pile. Get experience turning a finished pile and learn how to spread compost in a garden and on existing fruit shrubs and plants. Take part in the entire composting process and leave with the confidence to create compost in your own garden.

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 8 tickets left

Water Marbling on Paper and Silk – Renata Britez

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design 457 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB, Canada

1-DAY WORKSHOP Learn the basics of this mesmerizing water marbling technique. Textile Artist Renata Britez will walk participants through the recipes, materials and demonstrate how to use the various tools to produce dynamic patterns on the surface of a water bath. This workshop will allow participants to work on learned techniques and create their own […]

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 6 tickets left

Figure Drawing – Matt Watkins

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design 457 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB, Canada

Develop your figure drawing skills, by broadening your knowledge of human anatomy and understanding how it can inform your drawings. You will learn through a combination of anatomy lectures, drawing demonstrations, analysis of photographic reference, drawing practice from a live model, and receiving feedback on your work.

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 4 tickets left

Intro to Solar Printing – Renata Britez

RB Studio 1624 Hanwell Rd, Fredericton, New Brunswick

In this intro course, you’ll learn all the steps required to create your solar prints of found materials. From an introduction to tools and materials, to creating images on transparent media or photo film using exposure to natural light. Discover how to apply your prints onto different surfaces such as paper, fabric, and wood, with the use of photos, plants, flowers, and even objects to create unique patterns and designs.
Solar printing is one of the oldest photographic printing processes which uses photosensitive solutions and exposure to ultraviolet light (the sun). The result is a monoprint with distinctive brilliant blue, pink, purple, and orange hues.

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 6 tickets left

Embroidery on Photographs – Cat Candow

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design 457 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB, Canada

A delightfully creative overlap between photography and textile arts. Learn how to stitch on printed photographs to add texture and colour. Liven up those old misprints in the bottom of the old family photo box or let your imagination run wild by turning magazine and book pages into one-of-a-kind artwork.

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 6 tickets left

Herbalism 101 – Emilie Patterson

Once you discover the vast array of plant life around you, every afternoon stroll is an adventure! Weather depending, we will explore the plantscape around us with an herb walk to discover the plants that grow in our area. We will discuss identification, wildcrafting, preserving, and using the plants in our remedies. Please dress accordingly (sunscreen, comfortable clothing and shoes are advised).

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 6 tickets left

Textured Metal Pendant – Mackenzie Russell

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design 457 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB, Canada

Ever wanted to create your own jewellery? Join Mackenzie Russell and learn how to properly use hammers and stamps to leave intentional imprints on metal. We will begin by practicing on copper or brass. Each participant will design and complete a small textured sterling silver pendant by the end of the day.

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 7 tickets left

Eco Printing – Renata Britez

RB Studio 1624 Hanwell Rd, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Get to know the colourful bounty of Maritimes flora by working with fresh plants foraged by Natural Dyer Renata Britez. Natural dyeing can be fun, but the experience of using seasonal and regionally relevant plants, as opposed to pre-extracted and imported powders, provides a real connection to this age-old process. Participants will come away with an understanding of natural dyeing with fresh raw dye surface design techniques. Each participant will have sample swatches in various sustainable fibres, a finished silk scarf dyed with local colour, as well as informational handouts on how to repeat the process at home with local plants.

Get Tickets $89.00 – $119.00 5 tickets left



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 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.