Workshops on the Farm

  • Dyeing on the Farm! 21/5/2022
    DYE WITH MELLISSA
    Learn the basic principles of dyeing to create depth and
    dimension in your dyed fibres.
    WHERE: Hawarden, Tawhai Gotland Stud.
    WHEN: Dyeing 21st of May 2022

    TIME: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    Cost : $150.00 each workshop. materials included (Lunch, tea
    and coffee provided)
    Please register before 15th of May 2022:
    NZ$ 150.00
  • Felting on the Farm scarf 23/5/2022
    FELTING WORKSHOP ON THE FARM: WINTER SCARF
    MONDAY, MAY 23RD 2022, HAWARDEN, TAWHAI GOTLAND STUD
    9AM TO 3PM
    On this day you will create a warm yet light wear felted winter scarf. You will learn how to create a “falling” felt by adding holes and how to create ruffles by laying out wool in a certain direction. We will be working with very fine Merino wool, silk fibres and superlong and soft Tawhai Gotland lambswool.– light like feathers!
    There is the opportunity to dye the scarf in your favourite colours right after the felting process if you don’t want to keep it in its natural colours.
    Cost: $180. All material included. Lunch, tea and coffee provided.
    Please register before 15th of May, 2022: Spaces are limited to 6 participants.
    NZ$ 180.00
  • Felting on the farm, Cushion cover workshop
    FELTING WORKSHOP ON THE FARM: CUSHION COVER
    SUNDAY, MAY 22ND 2022, HAWARDEN, TAWHAI GOTLAND STUD
    10AM TO 5PM
    Sitting on the sofa on a cold rainy day ' so much better with a comfortable cushion made by you! In this workshop you will learn how to 'paint' with curls straight off the sheep.
    This is a playful day where you can let your imagination go wild. I will help you through the design process if needed. There will be a huge selection of the most amazing Tawhai Gotland lambcurls in all shades of grey, black and white available to work with. Or you can use dyed curls if you attend the dyeing workshop on the 21st of May with Mellissa.

    Cost: $200. All material and a feather inner included. Lunch, tea and coffee provided.

    This workshop is suitable for beginners and intermediate felters.

    Please register before 15th of May, 2022: info@twinfelt.com. A deposit will be required to book your space. Spaces are limited to 8 participants.
    NZ$ 200.00
  • Spinning on the Farm 22/5/2022
    SPIN WITH MELLISSA
    Learn the traditional craft
    of spinning with a contemporary twist.
    WHERE: Hawarden, Tawhai Gotland Stud.
    WHEN: Dyeing 22st of May 2022

    TIME: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    Cost : $150.00 each workshop. materials included (Lunch, tea
    and coffee provided)
    Please register before 15th of May 2022:
    NZ$ 150.00