Flax Weaving - A Harakeke Foundation Course

Organised by Riverside Education

With Kellie McNeill

Saturday 6th of October, 10am - 4pm

$50 per person

At Riverside Centre

Registrations essential: Contact Tanja education@riverside.org.nz

 

Kellie McNeill is a Riwaka based ‘Maker’ who works mainly in the field of fibre arts and textiles. She utilises upcycled materials in the creation of art yarns, loomed textiles and Harakeke weaving. She was previously a lecturer at the University of Auckland, where she specialized in Environmental Sociology.

 

In this workshop you will learn how to make a large basket from NZ flax and learn about some of the traditions and tikanga surrounding the cultivation, harvest and use of harakeke. 

 

This workshop is proudly sponsored by Riverside Community Trust.

For information and registration please contact: education@riverside.org.nz

 

 

 

 

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