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Saturday 30th-Sunday 31st October 2021
NZ Flax - Harakeke is the most enduring of all New Zealand native plants, a natural resource and easily accessible.
From plant to product, in this workshop you will learn the skills of weaving with NZ Flax - Harakeke including plaiting to create strong and sturdy handles for baskets.
You will leave with a completed, fully functioning shopping bag that will give you great satisfaction having created an object of natural beauty with sustainability in mind.
This is the second workshop in a series of three Harakeke Weaving workshops.
The first introductory to Harakeke Weaving workshop is when you will be taught the cultural customs of working within the sustainable practices of tikanga and the values toi raranga, the protocols of flax cutting and handling which surrounds this time honored craft. https://www.nztextileexperi...
The third workshop in this series is weaving your own Kete Whiri https://www.nztextileexperi...
10am - 4pm
Nelson & suburbs
114 Hardy St, Central City, Nelson
Two Day workshop $230.00 plus $10 materials charge
16+ or accompanied by a paying adult
Tickets from Book online website