Event Calendar - Textile and Fibre Craft Workshops

We offer individual and small group workshops where you will work direct with the artists. You can learn a variety of textile and fibre crafts including Basket making, Screen printing, Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving, Stitching workshops, Weaving, Dyeing Fibres, Felt making, Eco Dyeing, Digital Textile Design and more.

Our workshops are designed to be suitable for beginners as well as those with more advanced skills. 

This event calendar outlines the range of textile and fibre craft workshops available, all workshops are held and based in the Nelson and Tasman region.  If you find there is not a workshop date that suits you or you would like to inquire about a one to one workshops please send us a message and we will endeavour to meet your needs info@nztextileexperiences.co.nz

To find out about these workshops and to book online, simply click on the links below or visit our upcoming workshops page.  Book early to secure your place as these are small group workshops and have a limited number of participants.



May 2019

Contemporary Felt Making tutor Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May

June 2019

Weave your own Kono (Food) Flax Basket tutor Yvonne Hammond - one Day Workshop Monday 3rd June

Weave the Greenest Shopping Bag tutor Yvonne Hammond -  Two Day Workshop Tuesday 11th &  Wednesday 12th June

July 2019

Weave the Greenest Shopping Bag tutor Yvonne Hammond - Two Day Workshop Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July

Contemporary Felt Making tutor Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Friday 26th & Saturday 27th  July

October 2019

Wild Basket Making tutor Anita Peters Two Day Workshop Sunday 27th & Monday 28th October (Labour weekend)


More workshop information coming soon


Workshops are continually being added so please check in regularly to be updated, subscribe to our newsletter or do contact us for your preference as some workshops can offer flexibility of dates for your convenience especially if there is group of three or more interested.  We would also like to tell you about our options of learning one to one with our tutors on dates convenient to your personal schedule.


Important:  Some workshops require a minimum of three participants to run unless it is an organised individual workshop.  Three days prior to workshop date commencement you will be notified if there are not sufficient numbers to run the workshop, then an alternative workshop or refund will be offered. Please refer to our terms and conditions.


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