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

Repurposed wire poppies

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

22 Aug 202010:00 - 16:00

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

An emphasis on learning techniques and managing repurposed materials to create art jewellery, 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 Shopping Bag

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

29 Aug 2020 (10:00) - 30 Aug 2020 (16:00)

Founders Heritage Park, 87 Atawhai Drive, The Wood, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving - Weave your own Shopping Basket

Drawn with Thread workshop

Käspaikka Stories in Red - Stitch Techniques Traditional and Contemporary - tutored by Maria Julkunen

20 Sep 202010:00 - 16:00

To be advised, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

Learn a variety of embroidery techniques contemporary and traditional to enhance and embellish

Sculptural Basket making with Found and Foraged materials

Wild Basket Making tutored by Anita Peters

26 Sep 2020 (10:00) - 27 Sep 2020 (16:00)

24 Oct 2020 (10:00) - 25 Oct 2020 (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

Tapestry Weaving NZ flora and fauna

Tapestry Weaving ... a joy forever! tutored by master weaver Marilyn Rea-Menzies

3 Oct 2020 (10:00) - 4 Oct 2020 (16:00)

To be advised, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

The richness of Tapestry Weaving offers opportunity for personal expression whether you prefer abstract or representational designs.

Felting detail

Contemporary Felt Making tutored by Colleen Plank

17 Oct 2020 (10:00) - 18 Oct 2020 (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 dyeing Silk Fabric with Plants

Dyeing Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank

8 Nov 2020 (10:00) - 9 Nov 2020 (15:00)

Fairholme Gallery, 637 East Takaka Road, East Takaka, Golden Bay, Tasman, New Zealand

Discover how to dye and print fabrics and fibres naturally with sustainability in mind using local plants and found materials to create unexpected colour, imprinted patterns and designs.

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop

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

14 Nov 2020 (10:00) - 15 Nov 2020 (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.