Textile workshops, New Zealand Fibre Arts, NZ Textile Artists, Textile design

Art Textile and Fibre Craft Workshops in the Nelson Tasman region

The spectacular scenery of New Zealand is a true inspiration for its artist community.  There is also a wealth of opportunity for you to experience the creative arts, including the chance to create contemporary fibre craft and art textiles in all its forms.  

NZ Textile Experiences is based at the top of the South Island in Nelson and Tasman, offering individual and small group workshops. Join some of the best textile and fibre artists from this region in a range of inspirational workshops.  You can learn new skills from a variety of art textile and fibre crafts, and take your creations away with you.  These workshops include Wild Basket Making, Screen Printing, Contemporary Felt MakingSmall Loom Weaving, Unconventional and Unusual Textile Materials, NZ Flax Weaving - Harakeke, Eco Dyeing with Plants, Contemporary and Traditional Stitch/Embroidery and more, all of which are designed to be suitable for beginners as well as those with more advanced skills. 

Upcoming workshops

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving Introductory Two Day Workshop tutored by Yvonne Hammond

Two Day Workshop, Introduction to Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving, create puti puti flowers, a two corner magic basket and the larger kono four cornered food basket

Sustainable Christmas Decorations

Christmas Theme Workshop - creativity with Unconventional & Unusual Materials

Create your own sensational Christmas Decorations from repurposed materials.

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Basket workshop

Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket, Ever! tutored by Yvonne Hammond

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving - Weave the greenest shopping basket, ever! Harakeke is the most enduring of all New Zealand native plants, a natural resource and easily accessible. From plant to product, in this workshop you will learn the customs and traditional skills.

Unconventional and unusual materials workshop

Unconventional Textiles - Pre used and Unusual Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston

This workshop is based around Maggy facilitating and challenging you in an environment that is both encouraging and stimulating. Maggy will provide technical guidance and share her extensive knowledge of working with a range of unconventional and unusual textile media, fostering experimentation and growth in your personal art-making journey.

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