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Welcome to Inverlochy Art School

Inverlochy Art School offers a broad range of high quality art classes and workshops, taught by a community of enthusiastic and talented practicing artists all year round. We believe in art for arts sake and allow students to find freedom in creative exploration.  We are located within central Te Aro, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington.

To ensure the safety and well being of Inverlochy Art School's community, all visitors must sign in using either the COVID-19 app on the front door or the manual sign in register on the podium in the foyer. In addition, we ask that all students create their masterpieces one metre apart and wash and sanitize their hands regularly.

Inverlochy Art School 3 Inverlochy Place
Te Aro
New Zealand

Textile Recreation with James Graves (Tuesdays 6-8:30pm) T1.22

Create your unique textile using recycled fabric. Using off-cuts, thread and embellishments students can create a cushion, tote bag and more. 

Students will learn 

  • simple sewing machine techniques
  • how to turn scraps into fabulous, usable fabric
  • effective methods of embellishment and needlework

This course is suitable for all abilities and no previous experience necessary.  Young creators between 8-15 years welcome but must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Sewing machines on site and basic materials provided.  Students are also welcome to bring their own materials.


Please note: We will require all students aged 12 and over to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please bring your My Vaccine Pass to all classes.

When: Tuesdays, 15 February - 8 March (4 weeks), 6pm-8:30pm
Programme: Summer - Term 1 (February - April),
Subject: Sewing, Textiles,
Audience: Children, Teenagers, Adults,
Tutor: James Graves,
Spaces left: 6
Fee: NZ $165.00
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Casual Classes

Tuesdays,  from  January 2022, 10AM - 1PM

Next class Saturday 22 January 2022, 10AM - 4PM

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  • Introduction to the art of Mosaic Making with Rachel Silver TS.22

Contact Us

Inverlochy Art School
3 Inverlochy Place
Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Phone 04 939 2177
Email [email protected]

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