Enormously liberating! Wild Basket Making Workshop tutored by Anita Peters

Anita takes people where they are 'gets' how weaving fits with their lifestyle and matches their ideas - WOW

— Lee Langdon based in Washington, USA

"You come away having created something you didn't think you could" - Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving

Relaxing, satisfying, challenging (in a good way) just lovely, a great sense of accomplishment!

— Estelle Van Til based in Nelson

"Wonderful - two days of bliss' - Wild Basket Making with Anita Peters

Came back for a second time workshop, everything was fabulous - two days of bliss - Wild Basket Making with Anita Peters

— Haidi Spence based in Nelson

"I can't wait to get home and practice all the new techniques I've learnt" - Wild Basket Making Workhshop

Incredibly inspiring, we learnt all kinds of new techniques.  I can't wait to get home and practice them.

— Claudine Maynard based in Northland NZ

"Great environment for creating" - Unconventional and Unusual Materials Workshop tutored by Maggy Johnstone

Fantastic, I have learnt some new techniques to use in my work and discovered some new materials, it was a great environment for creating.

— Anne-Marie Cronin based in Tasman

"Thrilled with what I made" - Contemporary Felt making tutored by Colleen Plank

I learnt many things that I had seen in books but had never actually tried, I now have the confidence to give other things a go.

— Linda Carville based in Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ

"The tutor was very welcoming making us feel competent even as beginners" - Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving

The class was small and the time flew by with laughter and simple pleasures - (great tea too)!

— Valerie Weir Van Til based in Nelson

"A fun create way to spend a wintry day in a gentle environment" - Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving

Relaxed, friendly and creative, the workshop had just the right amount of information and practical balance, I feel we couldn't have fitted any more into the 6 hours.

— Catherine Broshnaham based in Nelson

"I loved using the wild materials" - Wild Basket Making workshop

Inspiring and Educational,  I learnt all the basics plus extra techniques to create variety of english and contemporary basket weaving.

— Erika Vink based in Tasman

"Well organised workshop, professional and generous too" - Wild Basket Making Workshop

Absolutely would recommend others to participate in workshops with NZ Textile Experiences!

— Renee Vink based in Upper Moutere

Pretty Awesome, I am very happy with what I made! - Unconventional Materials, Pre used and Unusual tutor Maggy Johnstone

Enjoyed it very much, inspiring and encouraging and very nice background music too!

— Erika M. Liniger based in Tasman

Inspiring, exciting, flexible and helpful! - Contemporary Felt making tutored by Colleen Plank

Inspiring, exciting, flexibility and helpful, allowing for thinking along different lines.  I enjoyed the great set up, notes, power point, supplier recommendations and suggestions.

— Sally Mason

"I am so pleased I came! " - Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

I am so pleased I came!  I've learned a lot and Colleen was a great tutor.  A very enjoyable couple of days.

— Glennis Coote based in Tasman

Engaging, Interactive and Friendly - Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters

Engaging, interactive and friendly.  a very informative and enjoyable weekend.

— Bee Fradis based in Golden Bay, Tasman

"Stimulating, exciting, informative" - Wild Basket Making Workshop tutored by Anita Peters

Wild Basket Making with Anita Peters

This workshop surpassed my expectation, it was stimulating, exciting, informative.  I loved the way Anita combined traditional weaving techniques with free form abstract approaches and the use of wonderful natural materials.  

— Sally Mason based in Nelson, NZ

"Inspriring from the moment we walked in" - Wild Basket Making Workshop

It was fun, challenging and a great experience, the quality of materials was amazing they were perfectly prepared.  Inspiring, from the moment we walked in to the moment we walked out with a truly amazing basket!  Anita and Murray looked after us in so many ways, "

— Jackie Truscott based in Canada

"I learnt a lot about felting techniques - well worth it!" - Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

Great inspiration, I learnt a lot about felting techniques, well worth it.  The workshop was very well organised with tons of information.  The environment was relaxed, I was made to feel right at home!

— Yvonne Florris based in Nelson

Awesome - Anita has been so generous with her time and talents

Awesome - Anita has been so generous with her time and talents.  I would absolutely recommend others to participate in future workshops.

— Anne-Marie Cronin based in Tasman

'Great fun - loved the outputs" - Wild Basket Making with Anita Peters

Anita was well prepared and very flexible and helpful with materials throughout.

— Deb Pearson based in Golden Bay, Tasman

'Excellent workshop - more than met my expectations" - Wild Basket Making with Anita Peters

Everything was very well prepared, the workshop more than met my expectations!

— Sue Jurd based in Australia

"Judy's creative workspace is amazing, she is extremely generous with her gorgeous materials." - Repurposing Linen Clothing into Handmade Paper

Everything was very prepared, organised and the tutor adaptable for student needs.

— Rebecca Hill based in Chicago,USA

"Informative and Experimental" Repurposing Linen Clothing into Handmade Paper

Judy gives so much of herself and is endlessly helpful.

— Heidi Monks based in Thames, Waikato

"Lovely working in the tutors own studio" - Contemporary Felt Making Workshop

Very relaxed, informative, friendly and useful the Contemporary Felt Making workshop perfectly met my needs.

— Anne Barrer, Silverwood Farms based in Marlborough, NZ

"Ignited my creativity - so many ideas" - Contemporary Felting Workshop

Most definitely recommend this workshop, ignited my creativity - so many ideas!

— Rosemary Baird based in Nelson, NZ

"Awesome to be able to develop my own Design" - Screen Printing Workshop

The environment was informative and informal - it was awesome to be able to develop my own design, thanks Judith!

— Rebecca Anderson-Griffith based in Nelson, NZ

"The workshop was a great opportunity to try a variety of screen printing techniques" - Screen Printing Workshop

We learnt about the different screen printing techniques and how we could use the techniques in the classroom with our students.

— Kathryn Mason, Teacher at Queen Charlotte College based in Marlborough

"Well worth the cost" - Weave a contemporary wall hanging with Karuna Peralta

Karuna is a wonderful teacher, so patient - we worked solidly all day to complete the sample which I am totally delighted with! 

— Denise Teal based in Nelson

"Brilliant - the tutor made me feel totally comfortable with learning this new craft" - Weave Your Own Sampler Workshop

The Weave your own Sampler workshop was brilliant, the tutor gave me her full attentions which made me feel so lucky!

— Debbie Atkinson based in Nelson, NZ

"A great opportunity to learn new crafts from experienced crafts people" - Small Loom Weaving Workshop

A very pleasant learning environment with a relaxed atmosphere in a quaint environment. Karuna has lots of knowledge to impart and I really enjoyed the opportunity to try out different size looms.

— Liz Johnstone based in Nelson

"Totally meet my expectations, learning great techniques" - Screen Printing Workshop

Great to learn and try out all the Screen Printing Techniques.

— Sarah Winham, Teacher at Queen Charlotte College based in Marlborough

"I value creativity and feel that this workshop was very inspiring - really well organized with lots of materials to try." - Repurposing Linen Clothing into Handmade Paper

I loved learning all the techniques and feel very excited and confident to keep exploring!

— Ainoa based in Delaware Bay, Nelson

"It more than met my expectations"- Screen Printing Workshop

The tutor was excellent at tutoring to all levels, beginners to experienced.  The small class size was excellent and meant that while she was tutoring and explaining to the beginner student I was able to move on with the practical aspects of the course. 

— Marita Watson-Bol, Waimea College Tutor based in Nelson, NZ

"I found the workshop very satisfying" - Transfer Imagery and Stitch Workshop

… I found it very satisfying and I learned quite a lot of things/techniques/ideas that I could use in the future, I also have 7 pieces to take away and finish - homework!

— Ruth Lewis based in Nelson, NZ

"Absolutely meet my expectations" - Digital Textile Design Workshop

A fun workshop with a good number of students, I would highly recommend others to participate in NZTE workshops.

— Chris McGuigan based in Tasman, NZ

"Great creative time in a beautiful setting" - Eco Dye Workshop

Great creative time in a beautiful setting with inspiring people, thank you.

— Alison McLeish based in Nelson, NZ

"Very informative and informal" - Digital Textile Design Workshop

Adi's Digital Textile Design workshop was very informative with clear and detailed instructions - great pace to be able to retain the information

— Elaine Rowling, Garin College Tutor based in Nelson, NZ

"I have lots of ideas to take away with me" - Eco Dye Workshop

Well organised and I have lots of  ideas to take away with me to try at home.

— Jessica Henderson based in Tasman, NZ

"I feel confidently armed with enough knowledge and practice to take my ideas and get printing" - Screen Printing Workshop

A sincere thank you to Judith & NZ Textile Experiences for providing such a practical workshop in a pleasant and relaxing environment.  I had been searching for a workshop to learn the photo emulsion screen printing techniques for a while, and fortunately this one was right on my doorstep in beautiful Nelson.  I feel confidently armed with enough knowledge and practice to take my ideas and get printing!

— Debbie Donaldson based in Tasman, NZ

"Inspiring" - Eco Dye Workshop

Inspiring, with lots of fabulous samples and different methods to look at.

— Deb Price based in Takaka, NZ

"Lovely location" -- Eco Dye Workshop

Lovely location to learn about Eco Dyeing, I would recommend this to others!

— Anna McClure based in Tasman, NZ

"Anita is creative, innovative, enthusiastic and fun to be around" - Go Weaving Basketry Workshop

Anita and I have co tutored on several occasions and I can vouch that Anita is a competent weaver with experience in many different mediums.  She relates well to students of all abilities, is creative and innovative, enthusiastic and fun to be around.   

— Peter Greer, Willow Basket Weaver based in Onekaka, Golden Bay

"The tutor was so helpful and I learnt so many new skills" - Felt Making Workshop

I really enjoyed the Felt Making workshop. The tutor was so helpful and I learnt so many new skills. I'm looking forward to using these to make lots of great gifts for the family.

— Julie Gordon based in Perth, Western Australia