Day Workshops


The Flying Fox is a place for inspiration. Take time out in this beautiful setting to allow your creative side to come to the fore.

Join Jane or Kelly for a workshop in Felting, Card Making, Bone Carving or Oamaru Stone Sculpture. Groups are kept small to ensure you have enough time for individual tuition and support as needed. Workshops can be run for day visitors or combined with accommodation (see package deals for details). So why not allow yourself to be inspired, perhaps learn something new and take home your own unique creation. All materials and tools are supplied.

Workshops can be arranged for groups of three or more on request. Please ask for more details.

Card Making

Are you fed up of not being able to find an appropriate greeting card at a reasonable price? Come and learn some simple techniques to create your own cards using easily available materials, taking home several usable examples.


Learn the art of wet felting using New Zealand wool.

Discover how to blend fibres to create a flat piece of fabric and use a resist to create bags, slippers and many other items.

Bone Carving

Create a taonga (treasure) for yourself or as a gift, using locally sourced beef bone. Both hand and power tools will be utilised to give a basic knowledge of the ancient art of bone carving.

Stone Carving

Using Oamaru stone, you can sculpt a piece to grace your home or garden in this workshop. Using easily available hand tools, you will only be limited by your imagination!

Card Making – $50 half day including tea/coffee. $110 Full day including morning tea/lunch.
Felting – $135 full day including morning tea/lunch.
Bone Carving – $120 full day including morning tea/lunch.
Stone Carving – $135 including morning tea/lunch.

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