Due to the Corona Virus - All our workshops are suspended until further notice - we will be back on board as soon as it is safe. 

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 Wild Basket making, Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving, Tapestry Weaving, Stitching workshops, Unconventional Materials, Felt making, Eco Dyeing and more.

Our workshops are designed to be suitable for beginners as well as those with more advanced skills who wish to extend their knowledge and be mentored with design and technique challenges. 

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.

March 2020

NEW Tapestry Weaving Workshop tutor Marilyn Rea-Menzies - Two Day Workshop suitable for students with some prior tapestry weaving experience Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March  Apologies - POSTPONED to future date to be advised

Unconventional Textile Materials tutor Maggy Johnston - Two Day Workshop Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March 

April 2020

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving tutor Yvonne Hammond - One or Two Day Workshop option either Saturday 4th and/or Sunday 5th April - three places remaining

Unconventional Textile Materials tutor Maggy Johnston - Two Day workshop Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th April 

Wild Basket Making tutor Anita Peters - Two Day workshop Saturday 18th and 19th April 

 

May 2020

Käspaikka Stories in Red - Stitch Techniques Traditional and Contemporary tutor Maria Julkunen One Day Workshop Sunday 3rd May 2020

Wild Basket Making tutor Anita Peters - Two Day workshop Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May 

Contemporary Felt Making tutor Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May 

Unconventional Textile Materials tutor Maggy Johnston - Two Day workshop Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May

Harakeke - NZ Flax - Weave the Greenest Shopping Bag, ever! tutor Yvonne Hammond - Two Day Workshop Sunday 24th and Monday 25th May

June 2020

Unconventional Textile Materials tutor Maggy Johnston - Two Day workshop 6th & 7th June

JULY 2020

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving tutor Yvonne Hammond - One or Two Workshop option either Monday 6th and/or Tuesday 7th July 2020

 

More workshop information coming soon.

 

Workshops are continually being added so please check in regularly to be updated, follow us on facebook, 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 experiencing a one to one working along with being mentoring 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.  If you are attending from outside the Nelson Tasman region we try our utmost for the workshop to run, please email us to let us know.

 

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