Click here to view our July 2014 Exhibition

 "Can We Help?"

Tap into our Fibre Spectrum Members' experience at our desk.
Midwinter Woolcraft ' Do it Yourself '  Month
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Dyeing, Spinning, Weaving, Quilting, Knitting, Crochet, Felting

Display of supplies & help on hand, to assist you to finish those
unfinished projects, or maybe help to start a new one.
 

Links to Members Websites:                  
Joanne Weaving Studio:

Alpaca, Possum & Wool-Mohair Accessories

Spiral Studio (Mary Andrews - Tutor):
Feltmaking Classes

JointWorks Studio (Jane & Tony Clark):
Handcrafted fine furniture and hand weaving

Also: Bay Tours Nelson Ltd.
Nelson's most established and successful wine tours, art tours and scenic tours for the perfect day out. Enjoy the best the region has to offer with wine tasting, art & scenic tours.


Nelson Creative Fibre Group
Local craft group open to anyone interested in fibre arts including knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, felting and dyeing. Check out our Facebook page for more information.


Click here to contact Us

Link to the current Exhibition:(click here)

Click here to read the article written by Sue Schneider about the history and development of Fibre Spectrum

 Links to previous Exhibitions:
Jun 2014 "Recent Works" Acrylics by Nelson Artist Leanne Addison
May 2014 "Fabulous Felted Butterflies" felting etc. by Lynn Evans
Apr 2014 "Starlets" paintings by Electrik Blu
Mar 2014 "Bubs and Beyond" a display by Sew Lovely
Feb 2014 "The Eye of the Storm" paintings etc. by Kaye Bel-Cher
Jan 2014 "Simply Weaving" a display by Pro. Weavers' Network members
Dec 2013 "Hearts for Xmas" a display by various artists
Nov 2013 "Textures & Oils" by Averill West
Oct 2013 "Twisted Threads" Handcrafted items by Nelson Creative Fibre Group
Sep 2013 "Vintage Tea" A Selection of Pottery by Lynda Lines
Aug 2013 "Figures from the Fringe" - Lois Morgan & Lyn Hamilton
Jul 2013 "Take Flight" Eco jackets, tops, dresses, etc. by Helen Millen
Jun 2013 "Fleece - Yarn - Fabric - Form" fibre craft supplies by members
May 2013 "Easy Elegance" - A collection of easycare garments by Adrienne Page
Apr 2013
Flax weaving & rarangi - Sarah Hornibrook & Bronwynn Billens
Mar 2013 "New Works: Things with Wings" - Deborah Walsh
Feb 2013 "Altnaharra Naturalpaca" - Fay Christie
Jan 2013 "Van Albert" A collection of Summerweight scarves by Jude Albert
 

Are you a Fibre Artist or Artisan
living in the Top of the South Island?
We sell approved work on commission!
Interested?
Email us at
info@fibrespectrum.co.nz

 

The Fibre Spectrum Story

In 1987 a group of handweavers came together to sell their wares collectively from this historic 100 year old building. The modern looms and spinning wheels used for this purpose do not differ significantly from those used in the 18th century by the early cloth weavers who laboured to produce clothing for their families.

Today, weavers and fibre artists are producing many quality items in a range of vibrant colours, textures, and styles, whilst still retaining the individuality of this ancient craft.

 

Fibre Spectrum are now proudly stocking
Earth Palette Dyes

Link to Earth Palette website

Some of the work produced
by our Fibre Artists:
See us for a wide range of
quality giftware & novelties
Purses Dolls & Toys
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A variety of handbags Organic wool scarves & rugs
A great variety of stylish knitwear ...many style & colours to choose from
A great selection of hats & head coverings
Needlefelt work..... .........floor & wall coverings
A selection of Wraps .....in various styles
Wall Hangings Colourful designs
Decorative styles Felted scarves
A variety of Woven Garments Wool Sliver for Spinning or Felting
 Sox, Slippers & Gloves Handcrafted shopping bags
Dyes & Paints etc. Felted Booties
A good selection of handspun yarns A bit of everything!
Silk Camera & Tablet Cases (padded) Silk Spectacle Cases
Dyed Silk Scarves Painted Silk Fridge Magnets
Hand dyed silk Sun Visors Come and see it all for yourself.....

Be sure to visit Fibre Spectrum when in Nelson

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