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.

JUNE 2021

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th June

Screen Printing tutored by Judith Ritchie - Two Day workshop Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th June - SORRY FULL next date 3 & 4 July 

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 - SORRY FULL next date  25 & 26th Sept.

JULY 2021

Screen Printing tutored by Judith Ritchie - Two Day workshop Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th July 

Harakeke - Weave Greenest Shopping Basket, ever! tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day workshop Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th July

Unconventional and Unusual Textile Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston - Two Day workshop Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th July

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

Harkeke Weaving Introductory tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day Workshop Sunday 8th & Monday 9th August

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

OCTOBER 2021

Harakeke - Weave Greenest Shopping Basket, ever! tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day workshop 30th & 31st October

NOVEMBER 2021

Harakeke - Kete Whiri tutored by Yvonne Hammond - Two Day Workshop Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th November

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

Dyeing Fabrics & Fibres Naturally with Plants - tutored by Collen Plank Two Day Workshop Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st 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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