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Making Oven Fired Pizza (July 23) – Milda Titford

Learn how to make really delicious bread and pizza in a wood fired oven! Once our bread is shaped, happily rising and baking in the oven we will cover rudiments of simple pizza dough making. We will discuss some history, ethics and background on grains, flour and other ingredients that are used in making pizzas. You will experience bread shaping, rolling techniques, essential knife and cutting skills, making and topping your own pizzas and will come out of this workshop carrying your own loaf of hot sourdough bread and 1 or 2 different pizzas to boot. Delicious! Read More

Lino Printmaking – Julie Whitenect

Dive into the world of printmaking! Lino prints are one of the most diverse and accessible methods of printmaking, whether you have access to a printmaking studio or just work at your kitchen table. Learn about the history and capabilities of the medium while discovering your own style. Students will be provided with the tools they need to make a small edition of prints, with lots of room for experimentation. Read More

Silk Screen Saturday – K. Jensen

Get printing and share your designs on t-shirts, tote bags, jean jackets, paper, and more! Whether you have taken screen printing before, have a new design you would like to try, or are looking to learn the basics, join K. Jensen for a Saturday of screen printing! Read More

Mosaic Sun Catcher – Sheryl Crowley

Sunshine streaming through a riot of colour. In this workshop we will create a framed glass mosaic that may be placed in a window. It will be a “glass on glass” technique. Using clear adhesive the glass tiles will be attached to a glass sheet within a picture frame. You will have instruction on the “glass on glass” mosaic making process and on how to safely and accurately cut glass tile. No mosaic making experience is necessary. Tools and tiles supplied. Each participant needs to bring no larger than an 8” x 10” frame with its glass insert. Read More

Sew Much Fun! – Bianca Mozer

In this three-day workshop, students will combine sewing knowledge with basic pattern construction to create their own projects. Students are expected to have basic domestic sewing machine knowledge, including threading and straight stitching experience. Choose from a series of patterns provided by the instructor, and customize to suit your needs. Come prepared to make mistakes, learn while you create and come away with a creation to be proud of! Read More

Essential Sewing Skills – Bianca Mozer

Learn sewing basics and sew your first simple project! In this two-day workshop, students will be introduced to the sewing machine from threading the machine, to winding a bobbin and sewing straight and curved seams. Try zig zag stitching, inserting a zipper and make a pattern to create a small project. All machinery, tools and fabrics will be provided. Students are welcome to bring some of their own fabric (cotton, no stretch) or their own machines if they would prefer. Read More

5 Rings in 5 Days – Mackenzie Russel

The ring, a simple, circular form, has been used as a powerful symbol of love, friendship, commitment, membership, and status throughout history. Join metalsmith Mackenzie Russell in this exciting and productive workshop where you will create five vastly different silver rings in five days. Explore a range of professional techniques from forming and soldering to polishing and stone setting. Don’t miss this immersive jewellery making experience! What will your rings symbolize? Read More

Sew What You Want: Fashion Design – Nicole Daigle

Expand on the knowledge and skills you gained in Introduction to Pattern Drafting and learn to create custom-fit designs from scratch. You will learn more advanced ways to alter and manipulate basic patterns into your one-of-a-kind designs. Come with ideas of what you want to create, and we’ll go from there! If you don’t have a clear idea in mind, don’t worry! After discussing what kind of garments you would like to create, some ideas can be suggested to you from which you can choose. Read More

Intro to Pattern Drafting – Nicole Daigle

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. Read More