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 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.

COVID NOTE:  Our tutors are fully vaccinated with one exception, this is noted on their workshop page.  Upon enrolment, participants are asked to show their vaccine certificate.

January 2022

Hand Weave your own Washcloth tutored by Karuna Peralta - One Day Sunday workshop 9th January

Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket, ever! tutored by Oz Risner - Two Day weekend workshop 8th & 9th January

Unconventional & Unusual Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day weekend workshop 15th & 16th January

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist tutored by Judith Ritchie - Two Day weekend workshop 22nd & 23rd January

February 2022

Harakeke Weaving Introduction - tutored by Oz Risner - Two Day weekend workshop 12th & 13th February

Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist - tutored by Judith Ritchie - Two Day weekend workshop 12th & 13th February

Wild Basket Making - tutored by Anita Peters - Two Day weekend workshop 19th & 20th February

March 2022

Hand Weave your own Wash Cloth tutored by Karuna Peralta - One Day Sunday workshop 6th March

Mini Hoop Embroidery tutored by Rosie Horn - One Day Sunday workshop 6th March

Harakeke - Kete Whiri tutored by Oz Risner- Two Day weekend workshop 5th & 6th March

Unconventional & Unusual Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day weekend workshop 5th & 6th March 

Wild Basket Making - tutored by Anita Peters - Two Day weekend workshop 12 & 13th March 

Introduction to Harakeke Weaving - tutored by Oz Risner - Two Day weekend workshop 26th & 27th March

MAY 2022

Dyeing Fabrics & Fibres Naturally with Plants  tutored by Colleen  Plank Two Day weekend workshop 14th & 15th May

Contemporary Felt Making - tutored by Colleen Plank Two Day weekend workshop  28th & 29th May

JUNE 2022

Tapestry Weaving - Designing to Weave - tutored by Marilyn Rea-Menzies Three Day workshop 4th-6th June (Queen's Birthday)

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 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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