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.


November 2019

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

Wild Basket Making tutor Anita Peters - Two Day Workshop Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November  

Unconventional Materials Pre Used and Unusual tutor Maggy Johnston - Two Day Workshop Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December

December 2019

Contemporary Felt Making tutor Colleen Plank - Two Day Workshop Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December - SORRY FULL

January 2020

Unconventional Materials Pre Used and Unusual tutor Maggy Johnston - Two Day Workshop Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th January 2020

Eco Dyeing Fabric and Fibres Naturally - tutor Colleen Plank - One Day Workshop Saturday 18th January 2020 

Käspaikka Stories in Red - Stitch Techniques Traditional and Contemporary tutor Maria Julkunen - One Day Workshop Friday 24th January 2020

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving tutor Yvonne Hammond - One or Two Day Workshop option either Thursday 23rd and/or Friday 24th January 2020

Wild Basket Making tutor Anita Peters - Two Day Workshop Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th January 2020

February 2020

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving tutor Yvonne Hammond - One or Two Day Workshop option either Saturday 8th and/or Sunday 9th February 2020


March 2020

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 2020


May 2020

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


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 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.  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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