"A great mix of fun and challenge, a calm and beautiful space to do it" - Wild Basket Making with Anita Peters
Wild Basket Making absolutely met my expectations and them some!
— Starrlite based in Golden Bay
"Perfect location, very peaceful and inspiring" - Contemporary Felt Making Workshop with Colleen Plank
A really inspiring workshop, I learnt lots of techniques and knowledge. I achieved a lot, could easily have done another day.
— Pauline Farley based in Nelson
"Colleen was so generous with materials and information" - Contemporary Felt Making Workshop with Colleen Plank
Everything was excellent and beyond my expectations. A lovely venue, I would highly recommend this workshop to others.
— Erica Harper based in Nelson
"Weekend workshops are great, short and powerful!" - Harakeke Weaving Workshop with Yvonne Hammond
I thoroughly enjoyed it, great instructions and lovely space to work in. There was plenty for us to do, nothing was missing.
— Kay Maitland based in Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ
"I loved the whole weekend" - Unconventional Textile Materials Workshop with Maggy Johnston
Time flies, so much to see and learn. Maggy is a great tutor and helps alot.
— Corry Zeestraten based in Wanaka
"Perfect, gorgeous homestead, comfortable and warm, returned for the second time" - Wild Basket Making Workshop tutored by Anita Peters
My sister and I attended the workshop together for the second time with our daughters, it was well run with fabulous people, experienced tutor who was very helpful, absolutely better than we anticipated, plenty of materials and resources.
— Tracey Booth based in Auckland
"Everything perfect, Anita is a super host" - Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters
Returned for second time, Anita is a superhost,an excellent and generous teacher, very attuned to the students needs, everything perfect.
— Liz Davies based in Nelson
"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
"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
"Excellent, a joyous place to learn" - Wild Basket Making with Anita Peters
Fantastic, I've learnt so much, the tuition and experience was perfectly suited to me as a beginner.
— Tracey Hunt, Mangahauini Farm based in Fielding
"Awesome - Anita has been so generous with her time and talents" - Wild Basket Making with Anita Peters
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
Enormously liberating! Wild Basket Making Workshop tutored by Anita Peters
Anita takes people where they are at.. '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
"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 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
"Wholesome, creative and fun" - Wild Basket making with Anita Peters
Attended with my family, would love to come back
— Hannah Davies based in Auckland
"We made an amazing number of things in the time, I was happy with my take home goods." - Harakeke Weaving Workshop
Great to know about traditional crafts and have a go.
— Philippa Eberlein based in Nelson
"We all really enjoyed it, the tutor was very helpful moving around the room and sorting out our tangles" Harakeke Weaving workshop
Great venue, very accessible
— Gabrielle Hervey based in Nelson
"Had a great time visiting from Melbourne - creative time with family " - Wild Basket Making workshop- tutored by Anita Peters
Everything was great, well organised, more than met my expectations.
— Natasha Davies based in Melbourne
"Attended with my daughter, best ever workshop - generous in every way" - Wild Basket Making workshop tutored by Anita Peters
This workshop was better than we expected, more than happy with the course content and the tutoring couldn't have been better, special thank you to Murray for supporting!
— Marlene Shubshall based in Auckland
"The workshop was fun and the materials are freely available" - Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving tutored by Yvonne Hammond
The workshop was great, not too many people and the instructor was always available.
— Roger Douglass based in Nelson
"Excellent facility and workshop" - Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving tutored by Yvonne Hammond
A very informative workshop with an excellent facility
— Bobby Lenting based in Auckland
"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
"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
"Loved it all" - Wild Basket making tutored by Anita Peters
Attended the workshop with my family, loved it all.
— Harriet Alai based in Auckland
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
'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