Event Calendar - Textile and Fibre Craft Workshops  

We offer individual and small group workshops, working directly with the artists. You can learn a variety of textile and fibre crafts including Wild Basket making, Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving, Screen Printing, Small Loom and Tapestry Weaving, Stitching workshops, Unconventional Materials, Felt making, Naturally Dyeing with plants and more.

Our workshops are designed to be suitable for beginners, as well as those with more advanced skills to extend your knowledge requiring mentoring with design elements and techniques.

This event calendar outlines the range of textile and fibre craft workshops available.  All workshops are held and based in the Nelson and Tasman region.  If the available workshop dates do not fit your personal calendar, please feel free to inquire about the possibility of your own small group or one-to-one workshop and we will endeavour to meet your needs info@nztextileexperiences.co.nz   

To learn more or to book online, simply click on the links below or visit our upcoming workshops page.  Book early to secure your place as these are small group workshops and have a limited number of participants.

JUNE 2022

Unconventional & Unusual Textile Materials - tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day  workshop 4th & 5th June - Queen's Birthday weekend - SORRY FULL - next date 24/25 June

Rigid Heddle - Weave your own Scarf - tutored by Karuna Peralta - Two Day weekend workshop 11th & 12th June - SORRY FULL new dates coming soon

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - tutor Judith Ritchie - Two Day weekend workshop 18th & 19th June - SORRY FULL - next date 24/25 Sept.

Introduction to Harakeke Weaving - tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day weekend workshop 18th & 19th June - venue Inangahua

Unconventional & Unusual Textiles - tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day weekend workshop  25th & 26th June

JULY 2022

Unconventional & Unusual Textiles - tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day weekend workshop 9th & 10th July

Mini Hoop Embroidery - tutored by Rosie Horn - One Day Saturday 30th July

Table Loom set up & Weaving weekend - tutored by Karuna Peralta - Two Day weekend workshop 30th & 31st July

Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket - ever! - tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day weekend workshop 30th & 31st July - venue Inangahua

August 2022

Tapestry Weaving - Designing to Weave - tutored by Marilyn Rea-Menzies Three Day workshop 12th-14th August

Weave your own Washcloth - tutored by Karuna Peralta - One Day workshop Sunday 21st August. 

Contemporary Feltmaking - tutored by Colleen Plank - Two Day weekend workshop 27th & 28th August 

Introduction to Harakeke Weaving - tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day weekend workshop 27th & 28th August - venue Inangahua

September 2022

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants - tutor Colleen Plank - Two Day weekend workshop 10th & 11th September

Harakeke Weaving Introduction - plus a few more challenging techniques - tutored Oz Risner - Two Day weekend workshop 10th & 11th September

NEW Harakeke Weaving - Shapes, Forms, and Finishes - tutored by Oz Risner - Two Day weekend workshop 17th & 18th September

Wild Basketmaking - tutor Anita Peters - Two Day weekend workshop 24th & 25th September

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - tutor Judith Ritchie - Two Day weekend workshop 24th & 25th September

October 2022

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Two Day weekend workshop 1st & 2nd October

Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket from Harakeke - NZ Flax - Tutor Yvonne Hammond - Two Day weekend workshop 8th & 9th October - venue Inangahua

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Two Day weekend workshop 15th & 16th October

Wild Basketmaking - Tutor Anita Peters - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Two Day weekend workshop 23rd & 24th October -  Labour weekend

Wild Basketmaking - Tutor Anita Peters - Two Day weekend workshop 29th & 30th October 

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Two Day weekend workshop 29th & 30th October 

November 2022

Harakeke Kete Whiri Weaving - Two Day weekend workshop 5th & 6th November - Tutor Yvonne Hammond - Two Day weekend workshop held in Inangahua

 

Further workshop information coming soon.

Workshops are continually being added, so please check in regularly to be updated, follow us on facebook, Instagram, subscribe to our newsletter or do contact us for your preference as some workshops can offer the flexibility of dates for your convenience especially if you have a group of three or more.   We would also like to tell you about our options of experiencing one to one workshop mentoring opportunities with our tutors on dates convenient to your personal schedule.

 

Important:  Some workshops require a minimum of three participants to run unless it is an organised individual workshop.  Three days prior to the workshop date commencement you will be notified if there are not sufficient numbers to run the workshop, then an alternative workshop or refund will be offered.  If you are attending from outside the Nelson Tasman region we will try our utmost for the workshop to run, please email us to let us know.

 

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