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Friday 7th-Saturday 8th June 2019
This workshop is now fully booked.
Spaces are currently still available in:
Golden Bay workshop Thur 16th May (evening) & Fri 17th May 2019 https://www.wildsandsweavin...
Nelson workshop Wednesday 5th June & Thursday 6th June 2019 https://www.wildsandsweavin...
Dyed & Decorated! Creative Flax Weaving, Dyeing & Decorating Workshop
This workshop is suitable for beginner, intermediate and experienced weavers. All participants will have the opportunity to prepare, dye and weave NZ flax/harakeke, and will create their own beautiful and unique kete/basket to take home with them.
Weaving projects of three different levels of technical skill will be taught:
Beginners: Create one or two small pieces - the small two-corner "magic kete" and/or the small four-corner "rourou" basket.
Intermediate: Create an intermediate level handbag-style kete - with a "folded" base, square corners, and a two-ply flax/harakeke fibre handle.
Experienced: Create an advanced skill level "kete whakairo"/patterned basket, with a "tapiki" weave base. Add a two, three or four ply fibre handle.
Decorate your kete with paua pieces, feathers, beads, and any other items y
6.00pm - 9.00pm Friday evening & 9.00am - 4.00pm Saturday
Nelson & suburbs
Broadgreen Historic House
276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson
$135 per person
Tickets from Ticketing Website ph. 035248434.