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, 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 endeavor 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.

 

MARCH 2021

Wild Basket Making tutor Anita Peters  - Two Day Workshop Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th March - SORRY FULL..next workshop 1st & 2nd May

Small Loom Weaving tutor Karuna Peralta - One Day Workshop Saturday 13th March

NEW Mini Hoop Embroidery, tutor Rosie Horn - Stitch Techniques Traditional and Contemporary tutor Rosie Horn - One Day Workshop Saturday 13th March

Unconventional Textile Materials tutor Maggy Johnston - Two Day Workshop Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th March - SORRY FULL..next workshop 3rd  & 4th April

NEW Harakeke - Kete Whiri tutored by Yvonne Hammond -Two Day Workshop Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th March - SORRY FULL ..next Kete Whiri workshop  28th & 29th August, details to follow.

APRIL 2021

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving tutored by Yvonne Hammond -Two Day Workshop Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th April SORRY FULL ..next workshop Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th June

Unconventional Textile Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day Workshop Saturday 3rd  & Sunday 4th April (EASTER weekend)

Weave your own Wash Cloth tutored by Karuna Peralta - One Day Workshop Friday 9th April

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally tutored by Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Saturday 24th & Sunday 2th April (ANZAC weekend) SORRY FULL

MAY 2021

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters - Two Day Workshop Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd May SORRY FULL

Unconventional Textile Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day workshop Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May

JUNE 2021

Unconventional Textile Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day workshop Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th June 

Small Loom weaving tutored by Karuna Peralta - One Day workshop Saturday 26th June

Mini Hoop Embroidery tutored by Rosie Horn - One Day workshop Saturday 26th June

Harakeke Weaving Introductory Workshop tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day workshop Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th June

JULY 2021

Harakeke - Weave Greenest Shopping Basket, ever tutored by Yvonne Hammond - mid July awaiting confirmation of dates, email us for interest 

Tapestry Weaving Kawakawa Leaves tutored by Marilyn Rea-Menzies, master weaver - Two Day workshop Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th July

Tapestry Weaving NZ Bush Textures tutored by Marilyn Rea-Menzies, master weaver - Two Day workshop Saturday 31st July & Sunday 1st August

AUGUST 2021

 Harakeke - Kete Whiri tutored by Yvonne Hammond -Two Day Workshop Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th August

SEPTEMBER 2021

Harakeke Weaving Introductory tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day workshop Saturday 25th & 26th September

NOVEMBER 2021

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters - Two Day Workshop Saturday 13th  & Sunday 14th November

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 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 workshops along with 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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