Event Calendar - Textile and Fibre Craft Workshops  

We offer individual and small group workshops, working directly with the artists. You can learn a variety of textile and fibre crafts including Wild Basket making, Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving, Tapestry Weaving, Stitching workshops, Unconventional Materials, Felt making, Naturally Dyeing with plants and more.

Our workshops are designed to be suitable for beginners, as well as those with more advanced skills to extend your knowledge requiring mentoring with design elements and techniques.

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 the available workshop dates do not fit your personal calendar, please feel free to inquire about the possibility of your own small group or one-to-one workshop and we will endeavor to meet your needs info@nztextileexperiences.co.nz   

To learn more or 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.

DECEMBER 2020

Christmas Workshop Unconventional Textile Materials tutor Maggy Johnston - One or Two Day Workshop Option Saturday 12th and/or Sunday 13th December

JANUARY 2021

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop tutor Yvonne Hammond One or Two Day Workshop Option Saturday 2nd and/or Sunday 3rd January

NEW Weave your own Wash Cloth tutor Karuna Peralta One Day Workshop Saturday 9th January

Unconventional Textile Materials tutor Maggy Johnston - One or Two Day Workshop Option Saturday 16th and/or Sunday 17th January

FEBRUARY 2021

Unconventional Textile Materials tutor Maggy Johnston - One or Two Day Workshop Option Saturday 6th and/or 7th February

Wild Basket Making tutor Anita Peters - Two Day Workshop Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th February

NEW Explore Looms, Colour and Fibre tutor Karuna Peralta - One Day Workshop Saturday 20th February

Harakeke - Weave the Greenest Shopping Bag, ever! tutor Yvonne Hammond - Two Day workshop Saturday 27th & 28th Sunday February

MARCH 2021

Wild Basket Making tutor Anita Peters  - Two Day Workshop Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th March 

Small Loom Hand Weaving tutor Karuna Peralta - One Day Workshop Saturday 13th March

NEW Mini Hoop Embroidery, Stitch Techniques Traditional and Contemporary tutor Rosie Horn - One Day Workshop Saturday 13th March

NEW Harakeke - Kete Whiri tutored by Yvonne Hammond -Two Day Workshop Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th March

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Saturday 27th & Sunday 28 March

APRIL 2021

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving tutored by Yvonne Hammond - One or Two Day Workshop Saturday 3rd and/or Sunday 4th April (EASTER weekend)

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally tutored by Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Saturday 24th & Sunday 27th April (ANZAC weekend)

MAY 2021

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters - Two Day Workshop Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd May

Further workshop information coming soon.

Workshops are continually being added so please check in regularly to be updated, follow us on facebook, instagram, subscribe to our newsletter or do contact us for your preference as some workshops can offer flexibility of dates for your convenience especially if you have a group of three or more.   We would also like to tell you about our options of experiencing one to one workshops along with mentoring opportunities 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 the 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.  If you are attending from outside the Nelson Tasman region we will try our utmost for the workshop to run, please email us to let us know.

 

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