A variety of classes and workshops are available to the public, featuring both traditional methods and new experimental techniques related to apparel/accessory making. As an incubator, NV offers classes and resources for creative entrepreneurs wishing to create new businesses.

Cyanotype Photo Process on Textiles

September 10 - October 15, Tuesday Evenings, 6:30 - 9PM

 (6 student min. 10 max) 

Instructor Justin Pomerleau

 $225 + $20 materials fee

A thorough introduction and exploration of the wonderful world of Cyanotypes applied to textiles.


Introduction to Sewing

September 11 - October 9, Wednesday evenings, 6:30 - 9pm

(6 student min 8 max) 

Instructor: Cyrahn Harvey

$225 plus $15 materials fee

Introduction to sewing and simple pattern drafting


Millinery I

September 5 - October 10, Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 9pm

(6 student min 8 max)

Instructor: Diana Jaye Coluntino

$225 + $15 materials fee

An introductory course to millinery, the art of hat making. 


Chainmail Workshop

Saturday, September 7, 11am - 4:30pm

(limited to 6 students)

Instructor: Diana Jaye Coluntino

$100 + $15 materials fee

Learn how to create chainmail, the age old mesh armour historically used by warriors as a protective part of their battle gear.


Basic Alterations

Saturdays, September 14, 21 and 28, 10am - 2:30pm

(limited to 8 participants) 

Instructor: Helene J. Cahen


Participants will learn how to repair, resize, alter and hem their own garments.