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Winter roundup

Between the weather and Covid, this is turning into a bit of a stay-at-home winter. It’s not that there aren’t exhibitions and other events on around the traps, but even masked, we’re hunkering down a bit. But if you’d like … Continue reading

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The week in textile news

Breaking: huge congratulations to Claire Regnault for winning the Booksellers Aotearoa New Zealand Award for Illustrated Non-Fiction with Dressed (Te Papa Press). Claire’s award was announced on 11 May at the Ockham Book Awards. Very well-deserved. For a delicious review, … Continue reading

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Wellington woven and wearable

If you’re anywhere near the Beehive over the next couple of days, there’s a couple of small exhibitions to check out at Parliament and the National Library. The exhibition on the first floor of Bowen House offers a monochrome Muka … Continue reading

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Beth Brown-Reinsel knitting lecture and workshop – Wellington

Beth Brown-Reinsel, Vermont-based specialist in northern hemisphere traditional knitting, is currently in New Zealand, giving lectures and conducting workshops throughout April and May. Wellington gets one of each next week. There’s a lecture at Massey on Tuesday 9 May, 2pm, … Continue reading

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‘Shoe School’ is coming to Wellington

Louise Clifton is a shoemaker and teacher dedicated to┬ámaking shoemaking skills simple, accessible and fun. This winter she is offering sandal making workshops so that you can step out in your own creations next summer! Although Louise’s Shoe School is … Continue reading

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Textiles night classes

Down south and fancy embarking on some new projects this year? Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic – Te Kura Matatini ki Otago is offering textile night classes throughout this year. Beginning from 15 February, the weekly two-hour classes … Continue reading

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