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

18 events

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

  • 2 Mar 2024 (10:00 am) to 3 Mar 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Maggy's Studio
  • 25 May 2024 (10:00 am) to 26 May 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Maggy's Studio
  • 8 Jun 2024 (10:00 am) to 9 Jun 2024 (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 Kete Whakairo in Inangahua - Tutor Yvonne Hammond

  • 8 Mar 2024 (10:00 am) to 10 Mar 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Inangahua Art Studio
  • 1 Jun 2024 (10:00 am) to 3 Jun 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Inangahua Art Studio

This workshop will support you to weave a traditional patterned kete.

Creative Bookbinding tutored by Rosie-Anne Pinney

  • 9 Mar 2024 (10:00 am) to 10 Mar 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Broadgreen House
  • 8 Jun 2024 (10:00 am) to 9 Jun 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Broadgreen House

Create your own notebooks, sketch books or storage for travel mementoes, small photographs, poems, stories or other texts, these handcrafted books function as both useful objects or sources of inspiration.

Screen Printing workshop

Fabulous Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist tutored by Judith Ritchie

  • 9 Mar 2024 (10:00 am) to 10 Mar 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Judith's Art Studio
  • 6 Apr 2024 (10:00 am) to 7 Apr 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Judith's Art Studio

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

Tapestry Weaving - Design to Weave Workshop - tutor Master Weaver Marilyn Rea-Menzies

  • 15 Mar 2024 (10:00 am) to 17 Mar 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Marilyn's Weaving Studio
  • 24 May 2024 (10:00 am) to 26 May 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Marilyn's Weaving Studio

This three-day workshop covers a range of design and tapestry techniques, commencing with your own collection of either sketches or photographs as a starting point. Marilyn will guide you to translate your images into compositions of one, or a small series of works using the design and technical and aspects required for weaving tapestry.

Hand loomed weaving in stripes

Setting up a Rigid Heddle Loom – Washcloths and Dishcloths - Tutor Karuna Peralta

  • 17 Mar 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Broadgreen House, The Le Cren Room, 276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

Setting up a Rigid Heddle Loom – Washcloths and Dishcloths One-Day Weaving Workshop – plus some weaving and finishing at home.

Textile collage with handstitching detail

Textile Collage Stitch Workshop - tutor Sally Reynolds

  • 23 Mar 2024 (10:00 am) to 24 Mar 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Broadgreen House
  • 25 May 2024 (10:00 am) to 26 May 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Broadgreen House

Be inspired by native flora and create a unique handstitched textile collage with printing and painting techniques incorporated.

Discovering the tools and techniques of Screenprinting

Fabulous Screen Printing - Photographic Technique tutored by Judith Ritchie

  • 23 Mar 2024 (10:00 am) to 24 Mar 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Judith's Art Studio
  • 20 Apr 2024 (10:00 am) to 21 Apr 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Judith's Art Studio

A contemporary approach to learning the art of screen printing using the photographic technique

Harakeke Pikau (Back Pack) - Tutored by Yvonne Hammond in Inangahua

  • 13 Apr 2024 (10:00 am) to 14 Apr 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Inangahua Hall, 49 Upper Buller Gorge Road, Inangahua, Buller, New Zealand, 7895, New Zealand

Two Day Workshop - Harakeke weaving experience preferrable. Weave your own Pikau - This is a traditional woven back pack.

Sheep to Skein – Learn to Spin with Anne Grassham

  • 27 Apr 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fleecewood
  • 15 May 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fleecewood
  • 13 Jun 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fleecewood

For beginners and those wanting to refresh basic spinning skills.

Working with Harakeke - NZ Flax

Harakeke Weaving Beginner Journey - Two Day Workshop tutored by Yvonne Hammond

  • 27 Apr 2024 (10:00 am) to 28 Apr 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Inangahua Historic Hall, 49 Upper Buller Gorge Road, Inangahua, Buller, 7895, 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

Spinning Beyond the Basics – Making the wool do what you want with Anne Grassham

  • 28 Apr 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fleecewood
  • 16 May 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fleecewood
  • 14 Jun 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fleecewood

For people with experience in spinning.

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

  • 18 May 2024 (10:00 am) to 19 May 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Inangahua Historic Hall, 49 Upper Buller Gorge Road, Inangahua, Buller, 7895, New Zealand

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.

Weave your own Washcloths and Dishcloths tutored by Karuna Peralta

  • 19 May 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • 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

Fabric Print created with leaves

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank

  • 25 May 2024 (10:00 am) to 26 May 2024 (4:00 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. There are many possibilities to incorporate your fabrics and fibres into clothing and accessories, also patchwork, textile collage, quilting, stitching, knitting, felt making and more.

Twill Felt Flower Workshop - tutor Karuna Peralta

  • 2 Jun 2024
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Broadgreen House, The Le Cren Room, 276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson, 7011, New Zealand

Learn to make a variety of small felt flowers using wool blend felt sheets in beautiful colours, shapes and sizes.

Felt collage with oval design overlays

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

  • 15 Jun 2024 (10:00 am) to 16 Jun 2024 (4:00 pm)
  • Earth House Studio, Atawhai, Nelson, New Zealand

Felting is a beautiful, tactile and meditative process, it can warm your soul and excite your creative juices. An opportunity to learn from a knowledgeable felt maker who will guide you to create an artwork that reflects the artist in you by combining beautiful hand dyed New Zealand wool with luxurious silk fabrics and threads.

Embroidery stitching on photograhic transfer

Embroidered Artwork - Transfer - Stitch tutored by Rosie Horn

  • 16 Jun 2024
  • 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.