Textile & Fibre Craft Workshops, Nelson Tasman, NZ Textile Experiences

Discovering the tools and techniques of Screenpring

Fabulous Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist tutored by Judith Ritchie

22 Jan 2022 (10:00) - 23 Jan 2022 (16:00)

12 Feb 2022 (10:00) - 13 Feb 2022 (16:00)

26 Feb 202210:00 - 16:00

Nikau Art Studio, Nikau Native Gardens, 411 Nayland Road, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

A contemporary approach to learning the art of screen printing in the fun filled creative space.

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving Introductory Two Day Workshop tutored by Oz Risner

12 Feb 2022 (10:00) - 13 Feb 2022 (16:00)

Multiple venues

Two Day Workshop, Introduction to Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving, create puti puti flowers, a two corner magic basket and the larger kono four cornered food basket

Sculptural Basket making with Found and Foraged materials

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters

19 Feb 2022 (10:00) - 20 Feb 2022 (16:00)

12 Mar 2022 (10:00) - 13 Mar 2022 (16:00)

Fairholme Gallery, 637 East Takaka Road, East Takaka, Golden Bay, Tasman, New Zealand

Basket making using found or foraged materials at the historic Fairholme Homestead, in East Takaka, Golden Bay Tutor Anita Peters

Kete Whiri

Kete Whiri tutored by Oz Risner

5 Mar 2022 (10:00) - 6 Mar 2022 (16:00)

Multiple venues

The Kete Whiri is a traditional pipi kete or kumara harvesting basket woven from Harakeke - NZ Flax being New Zealand's most enduring of native plants.

Unconventional and unusual materials workshop

Unconventional Textiles - Pre used and Unusual Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston

5 Mar 2022 (10:00) - 6 Mar 2022 (16:00)

Maggy's Studio, Richmond, Nelson, 7020, New Zealand

This workshop is based around Maggy facilitating and challenging you in an environment that is both encouraging and stimulating. Maggy will provide technical guidance and share her extensive knowledge of working with a range of unconventional and unusual textile media, fostering experimentation and growth in your personal art-making journey.

Weave your own washcloth workshop

Weave your own Wash Cloth tutored by Karuna Peralta

6 Mar 202210:00 - 16:00

Broadgreen House, The Le Cren Room, 276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

Hand weave your own personalised Wash Cloth - your choice of coloured linen, cotton or bamboo threads. Try out a selection of pre-threaded looms, already for you to start weaving - Tutored by Karuna Peralta

Small Hoop Embroidery

Mini Hoop Embroidery tutored by Rosie Horn

6 Mar 202210:00 - 16:00

Broadgreen House, The Le Cren Room, 276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

Mini Hoop Embroidery tutored by Rosie Horn. Stitch two different mini embroideries that can be worn as a necklace or a brooch, or as a small work for the wall.

Eco dyed fabrics and from nature

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank

14 May 2022 (22:00) - 15 May 2022 (16:00)

Earth House Studio, Atawhai, Nelson, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

Discover how to dye fabrics and fibres naturally with sustainability in mind using local plants and found materials to create unexpected colour, imprinted patterns and designs. Suitable for clothing, accessories, furnishings. There are also many possibilities to carry on incorporating your fabrics into patchwork, quilting and felt making.

Contemporary Felt making workshop

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

28 May 2022 (10:00) - 29 May 2022 (16:00)

Earth House Studio, Atawhai, Nelson, New Zealand

Create your own personalised felted wall piece that explores various felt making techniques. Your design will reflect the artist in you by combining beautiful hand dyed New Zealand wool with luxurious silk fabrics and threads.

Tapestry Weaving design

Tapestry Weaving tutored by Master Weaver Marilyn Rea-Menzies

4 Jun 2022 (10:00) - 6 Jun 2022 (4:00)

Nelson region - to be advised, Nelson

The richness of Tapestry Weaving offers opportunity for personal expression whether you prefer abstract or representational designs.