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

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop

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

25 Sep 2021 (10:00) - 26 Sep 2021 (16:00)

11 Dec 2021 (10:00) - 12 Dec 2021 (16:00)

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

Discovering the tools and techniques of Screenpring

Fabulous Screen Printing with a Tropical Twist tutored by Judith Ritchie

9 Oct 2021 (10:00) - 10 Oct 2021 (16:00)

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.

Weave your own washcloth workshop

Weave your own Wash Cloth tutored by Karuna Peralta

16 Oct 202110:00 - 15:30

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

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

16 Oct 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.

Contemporary Felt making workshop

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

23 Oct 2021 (10:00) - 24 Oct 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.

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Basket workshop

Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket, Ever! tutored by Yvonne Hammond

30 Oct 2021 (10:00) - 31 Oct 2021 (16:00)

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

Multiple venues

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.

Sculptural Basket making with Found and Foraged materials

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters

13 Nov 2021 (10:00) - 14 Nov 2021 (16:00)

20 Nov 2021 (10:00) - 21 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

Eco dyed fabrics and from nature

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank

20 Nov 2021 (10:00) - 21 Nov 2021 (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.

Kete Whiri

Kete Whiri tutored by Yvonne Hammond

27 Nov 2021 (10:00) - 28 Nov 2021 (16:00)

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

27 Nov 2021 (10:00) - 28 Nov 2021 (16:00)

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

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

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.

Sustainable Christmas Decorations

Christmas Theme Workshop - creativity with Unconventional & Unusual Materials

11 Dec 2021 (10:00) - 12 Dec 2021 (16:00)

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

Create your own sensational Christmas Decorations from repurposed materials.

Tapestry woven single NZ Kawakawa Leaf

Tapestry Weaving tutored by Master Weaver Marilyn Rea-Menzies

4 Jun 2022 (10:00) - 5 Jun 2022 (4:00)

To be advised, Nelson, Nelson

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