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

Unconventional and unusual materials workshop

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

9 Jul 2022 (10:00) - 10 Jul 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.

Small Hoop Embroidery

Mini Hoop Embroidery tutored by Rosie Horn

30 Jul 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.

Table Loom Weaving, yarns and loom

Table Loom Set up and Weaving Weekend - tutor Karuna Peralta

30 Jul 2022 (10:00) - 31 Jul 2022 (10:45)

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

This workshop will take you step by step to set up a 4 shaft table loom ready to weave a narrow-width fabric.

Weaving Harakeke NZ Flax basket

Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket, Ever! - workshop held in the glorious scenic location of Inangahua - tutored by Yvonne Hammond

30 Jul 2022 (10:00) - 31 Jul 2022 (16:00)

8 Oct 2022 (10:00) - 9 Oct 2022 (16:00)

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving - Weave the greenest shopping basket, ever! Harakeke is the most enduring of all New Zealand native plants, a natural resource and easily accessible. From plant to product, in this workshop you will learn the customs and traditional skills.

Tapestry Weaving design

Tapestry Weaving tutored by Master Weaver Marilyn Rea-Menzies

12 Aug 2022 (10:00) - 14 Aug 2022 (16:00)

Melrose Historic House, 26 Brougham Street, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

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

Weave your own washcloth workshop

Weave your own Wash Cloth tutored by Karuna Peralta

21 Aug 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

Contemporary Felt making workshop

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

27 Aug 2022 (10:00) - 28 Aug 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.

Harakeke weaving baskets

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving Introductory Two Day Workshop held in the glorious scenic location of Inangahua tutored by Yvonne Hammond

27 Aug 2022 (10:00) - 28 Aug 2022 (16:00)

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

Eco dyed fabrics and from nature

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank

10 Sep 2022 (10:00) - 11 Sep 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.

Harakeke woven baskets Rectangle shapes

Harakeke Weaving Introduction - plus a few more challenging techniques - tutored by Oz Risner

10 Sep 2022 (10:00) - 11 Sep 2022 (16:00)

Multiple venues

Total beginner or wanting to improve and consolidate your Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving skills?

Harakeke NZ Flax woven baskets

NEW Harakeke Weaving Workshop - Shapes, Forms, and Finishes

17 Sep 2022 (10:00) - 18 Sep 2022 (16:00)

Multiple venues

NEW Harakeke Weaving Workshop - Shapes, Forms and Finishes - tutored by Oz Risner

Discovering the tools and techniques of Screenpring

Fabulous Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist tutored by Judith Ritchie

24 Sep 2022 (10:00) - 25 Sep 2022 (16:00)

1 Oct 2022 (10:00) - 2 Oct 2022 (16:00)

15 Oct 2022 (10:00) - 16 Oct 2022 (16:00)

29 Oct 2022 (10:00) - 30 Oct 2022 (4:00)

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.

Sculptural Basket making with Found and Foraged materials

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters

24 Sep 2022 (10:00) - 25 Sep 2022 (16:00)

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

29 Oct 2022 (10:00) - 30 Oct 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

Harakeke Kete Whiri workshop held in the glorious scenic location of Inangahua - tutored by Yvonne Hammond

5 Nov 2022 (10:02) - 6 Nov 2022 (16:00)

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.