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

Repurposed Christmas decorations

Unconventional Textiles - Pre used and Unusual Materials tutored by Maggy Johnston

12 Dec 2020 (10:00) - 13 Dec 2020 (16:00)

16 Jan 2021 (10:00) - 17 Jan 2021 (16:00)

6 Feb 2021 (10:00) - 7 Feb 2021 (16:00)

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

An emphasis on learning techniques and managing repurposed materials to create art jewellery or small sculptural objects, what you learn can also be applied to creating light shades, baskets, sculptures, cushions and more, the choices are huge with your outcomes being totally unexpected and surprising.

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving Option of One or Two Day Workshops tutored by Yvonne Hammond

2 Jan 2021 (10:00) - 3 Jan 2021 (16:00)

3 Apr 2021 (10:00) - 4 Apr 2021 (16:00)

Multiple venues

Day One Introduction to Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving - Learn from the beginning or refresh your Harakeke weaving skills Day Two - Weave the larger Kono Flax Basket Come to one or both days, whatever suits you.

Weave your own washcloth workshop

Weave your own Wash Cloth - tutored by Karuna Peralta

9 Jan 202110:00 - 16:00

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

Sculptural Basket making with Found and Foraged materials

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters

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

6 Mar 2021 (10:00) - 7 Mar 2021 (16:00)

1 May 2021 (10:00) - 2 May 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

Weave your own sampler

Explore Looms, Colour and Fibre

20 Feb 202110:00 - 16:00

Crafty or Wot, 145 McShane Road, Richmond, Nelson

Weave your own sampler while exploring looms, colour and fibres

Harakeke Shopping Bag

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

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

Centre of Fine Woodworking, 1/465 Wakapuaka Road, North Nelson, Nelson, 7040, New Zealand

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving - Weave your own Shopping Basket

Small hoop embroidery

Mini Hoop Embroidery tutored by Rosie Horn

13 Mar 202110:00 - 16:00

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.

Small Loom Weaving tutored by Karuna Peralta

Small Loom Weaving tutored by Karuna Peralta

13 Mar 202110:00 - 16:00

Crafty or Wot, 145 McShane Road, Richmond,, Nelson, New Zealand

Learn to weave small pieces using two different handheld looms. These frame looms have been specially designed by tutor Karuna and have been manufactured in New Zealand.

Kete Whiri

Kete Whiri tutored by Yvonne Hammond

27 Mar 2021 (10:00) - 28 Mar 2021 (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.

Felting detail

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

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

Colleen's Studio, Atawhai, Nelson, New Zealand

Create your own personalised felted wall piece that reflects the artist in you by combining hand dyed New Zealand wool with luxurious silk fabrics and threads.

Eco dyed fabrics and from nature

Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank

24 Apr 2021 (10:00) - 25 Apr 2021 (16:00)

Fairholme Gallery, 637 East Takaka Road, East Takaka, Golden Bay, Tasman, 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 many possibilities to carry on incorporating your fabrics into patchwork, quilting and felt making.