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The Oamaru Textile Exchange

Tyne Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
+64 3-434 2219
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A gem

Very few places exist like the Textile Emporium- it's a haven of quality crafts and textiles... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
dragonwebb
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Oamaru, New Zealand
via mobile
Great shop of beautiful handcrafted items

I went in today & just stood in the entry looking at all the lovely stuff for a couple of... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
HeidiAussie
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Canberra, Australia
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“great shop” (2 reviews)
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Tyne Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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+64 3-434 2219
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very few places exist like the Textile Emporium- it's a haven of quality crafts and textiles. There's a wonderful selection of NZ Yarns, lots of knitted and felt hats, woven and knitted scarves and wraps, silk scarves, small items suitable for gifts, gorgeous quilts, woollen...More

Thank dragonwebb
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I went in today & just stood in the entry looking at all the lovely stuff for a couple of minutes. There was a great stand of handwoven dishclothes in simple patterns (& some knitted ones - American type), felted hats & cardigans/wraps, knitted scarves/headbands...More

Thank HeidiAussie
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stopped in for a coffee and found the staff short and irritable. The coffee was decent, but no takeaway lids. We felt as though we had inconvenienced the staff by visiting, so we didn't stay to look around further.

Thank egrieb2017
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Textiles are underrated by most people. The Textile Emporium (as it's now called) has textile-related items made by local artisans, keeping alive techniques that have been around for centuries as well as showcasing newer ones. There's weaving, spinning, knitting, crocheting, sewing, felting, dyeing, doll-making and...More

Thank dragonwebb
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Handdyed wool, weaving materials and much much more. Great shop to spend heaps of time and money if you are not careful.

Thank Annika H
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