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

Eco dyed fabrics and from nature

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank

24 Apr 2021 (10:00) - 25 Apr 2021 (16:00)

Fairholme Gallery, 637 East Takaka Road, East Takaka, Golden Bay, Tasman, 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 many possibilities to carry on incorporating your fabrics into patchwork, quilting and felt making.

Unconventional and unusual materials workshop

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

1 May 2021 (10:00) - 2 May 2021 (16:00)

5 Jun 2021 (10:00) - 6 Jun 2021 (16:00)

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

An emphasis on learning techniques and managing repurposed materials to create art jewellery, small sculptural objects or art works for your wall. What you learn can also be applied to creating light shades, baskets, sculptures, cushions and more, the choices are huge with your outcomes being totally unexpected and surprising.

Sculptural Basket making with Found and Foraged materials

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters

1 May 2021 (10:00) - 2 May 2021 (16:00)

13 Nov 2021 (10:00) - 14 Nov 2021 (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

Felting detail

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

29 May 2021 (10:00) - 30 May 2021 (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.

Small hoop embroidery

Mini Hoop Embroidery tutored by Rosie Horn

26 Jun 202110:00 - 15:30

Crafty or Wot, 145 McShane Road, Appleby, Richmond, Nelson, 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.

Small Loom Weaving tutored by Karuna Peralta

Small Loom Weaving tutored by Karuna Peralta

26 Jun 202110:00 - 15:30

Crafty or Wot, 145 McShane Road, Richmond,, Nelson, New Zealand

Learn to weave small pieces using two different handheld looms. These frame looms have been specially designed by tutor Karuna and have been manufactured in New Zealand.

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving Introductory Two Day Workshop tutored by Yvonne Hammond

26 Jun 2021 (10:00) - 27 Jun 2021 (16:00)

25 Sep 2021 (10:00) - 26 Sep 2021 (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

Kawakawa design for tapestry weaving

Tapestry Weaving Kawakawa Leaves tutored by Master Weaver Marilyn Rea-Menzies

24 Jul 2021 (10:00) - 25 Jul 2021 (16:00)

Broadgreen House, 276 Nayland Road, Nelson

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

Tapestry Weaving NZ Native Bush Textures

Tapestry Weaving Workshop Bush Textures tutored by Master Weaver Marilyn Rea-Menzies

31 Jul 2021 (10:00) - 1 Aug 2021 (16:00)

Broadgreen House, 276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

Kete Whiri

Kete Whiri tutored by Yvonne Hammond

28 Aug 2021 (10:00) - 29 Aug 2021 (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.