Introduction to Pattern Drafting - Nicole Daigle

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street
E3B 1B7
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July 5th - 9th, 9 am - 4 pm each day

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 that they fit any body type perfectly, and manipulate those patterns into designs.

Materials: 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.

The Instructor: Nicole Daigle is a fashion alumna from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and is currently the Fashion Technician at the college. Nicole attended St. Thomas University where she completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and History. After university, Nicole enrolled at NBCCD, completing the Foundation Visual Arts certificate, and Fashion Design diploma. She then went on to complete the Advanced Studio Practice program where she focused on creating 19th century inspired gowns. She is influenced by her background in literature and history and has a specific interest in creating pieces inspired by the fashion of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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