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.

December 2022

Small Loom Weaving - Xmas Theme - Tutor Karuna Peralta One Day Sunday workshop - 4th December

Harakeke - Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket, ever! Tutor Yvonne Hammond - Weekend workshop 3rd & 4th December - Held in Inangahua

Unconventional & Unusual Textile Materials workshop - Tutor Maggy Johnston -  weekend workshop 3rd & 4th December

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Two Day Weekend workshop 10th & 11th December

January 2023

Table Loom Set up and Weaving weekend - Tutor Karuna Peralta - Weekend workshop 14th & 15th January

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Weekend workshop 21st & 22nd January 

Unconventional & Unusual Textile Materials - Tutor Maggy Johnston - Weekend workshop 21st & 22nd January

Harakeke Weaving Introductory - Tutor Yvonne Hammond  - Weekend workshop 28th & 29th January - Nelson

February 2023

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Weekend workshop 11th & 12th February

Unconventional & Unusual Textile Materials - Tutor Maggy Johnston - weekend workshop 11th & 12th February

Wild Basket Making in Golden Bay - Tutor Anita Peters - Weekend workshop 25th & 26th February

Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket, ever!  - Tutor Yvonne Hammond - Weekend workshop 25th & 26th February in Nelson

March 2023

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Weekend workshop 4th & 5th March

Embroidered Art - Transfer - Stitch - Tutor Rosie Horn - One Day Sunday workshop 5th March

Design and Weave your own Mobius - Infinity Cowl - Tutor Karuna Peralta - One Day Sunday workshop 5th March

Unconventional & Unusual Textile Materials - Tutor Maggy Johnston 11th & 12th March

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - Tutor Judith Ritchie - Weekend workshop 18th & 19th March

Harakeke - Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket, ever! - Tutor Yvonne Hammond - weekend workshop 25th & 26th March

MAY 2023

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants - Tutor Colleen Plank - Weekend workshop 13th & 14th May

June 2023

Contemporary Felt Making with Colleen Plank - Tutor Colleen Plank - Weekend workshop 10th & 11th June

Textures in Tapestry Weaving Tutor Marilyn Rea-Menzies - Three Day workshop 23rd - 25th June

 

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 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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