Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Saturday 12th-Sunday 13th February 2022
This workshop is an Introduction to Harakeke Weaving. From plant to product, in this workshop you will learn the skills of weaving with NZ Flax - Harakeke.
This workshop will include the techniques of weaving and plaiting along with being 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).
During this Two Day Introduction to Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving workshop, you will create puti puti flowers, a two corner magic basket and the larger kono four cornered food basket in a supportive and friendly atmosphere.
This is the first in a series of three workshops. Visit NZ Textile Experiences website for details of the Greenest Shopping Basket, ever, and the Kete Whiri workshops.