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

11 events

Fabulous Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist tutored by Judith Ritchie

  • 10 Dec 2022 (2:31 pm) to 11 Dec 2022 (2:31 pm)
  • Nikau Art Studio
  • 21 Jan 2023 (10:00 am) to 22 Jan 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • Nikau Art Studio
  • 25 Feb 2023 (10:00 am) to 26 Feb 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • Nikau Art Studio
  • 4 Mar 2023 (10:00 am) to 5 Mar 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • Nikau Art Studio
  • 18 Mar 2023 (10:00 am) to 19 Mar 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • Nikau Art Studio

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

Table Loom Weaving, yarns and loom

Table Loom Set up and Weaving Weekend - tutor Karuna Peralta.

  • 14 Jan 2023 (10:00 am) to 15 Jan 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • 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.

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

  • 21 Jan 2023 (10:00 am) to 22 Jan 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • Maggy's Studio
  • 11 Feb 2023 (10:00 am) to 12 Feb 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • Maggy's Studio
  • 11 Mar 2023 (10:00 am) to 12 Mar 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • Maggy's Studio

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.

Harakeke weaving baskets

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

  • 28 Jan 2023 (10:00 am) to 29 Jan 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • 7011, New Zealand

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

  • 25 Feb 2023 (9:30 am) to 26 Feb 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • 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

Weaving Harakeke NZ Flax basket

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

  • 25 Feb 2023 (10:00 am) to 26 Feb 2023 (4:00 pm)

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.

Embroidery stitching on photographic transfer

Embroidered Artwork - Transfer - Stitch

  • 5 Mar 2023
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Broadgreen House, The Le Cren Room, 276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

A one-day extension workshop, combining embroidery with photographic imagery printed onto fabric.

Handwoven Neck Cowl

Design and Weave Your own Mobius - Infinity Cowl

  • 5 Mar 2023
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Broadgreen House, The Le Cren Room, 276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

Design and Weave your own Mobius Infinity Cowl - From start to Finish, using your favourite colours

Eco dyed fabrics and from nature

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank

  • 13 May 2023 (10:00 am) to 14 May 2023 (11:27 pm)
  • 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.

Felting workshop group

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

  • 10 Jun 2023 (10:00 am) to 11 Jun 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • 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.

Tapstry Weaving detail of bush textures

Weaving Textures in Tapestry - tutor Marilyn Rea-Menzies

  • 23 Jun 2023 (10:00 am) to 25 Jun 2023 (4:00 pm)
  • 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.