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Willow weaving with Wyldwood Willow

March 1, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - March 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am

rope basket

Weave a rope weave basket


I am Amanda Rayner, I set up my business Wyldwood Willow in 2000. I first started weaving when my friend Phil was emigrating to Oz and was offering several bundles of Willow and a quick afternoons lesson in how to make a basket. It all carried on from there and the rest as they say is history…
I now weave all sorts of things from baskets and coffins to decorative and living Willow fences, tunnels, arbours and domes. Sculpture and more recently furniture and light shades.
I teach at many venues including Humble by Nature and The Sustainability Centre and also share my skills at lots of festivals throughout the summer.

obelisk willowweave

I realised pretty soon after starting that the sharing was where it was at, this is what really fills me up inside as a person and my drive to encourage more weaving has lead me to show in excess of 500 people each year how to weave something…

rope weave 1

At Tiny Homes Holidays this spring we would again like to welcome Amanda of Wyldwood Willow to show us how to create our very own stunning rope weave baskets.

Over this two day course we hope to produce some stylish and colourful rope weave bowls and log baskets… size produced will depend on experience as this is a “next level” skill (keen beginners very welcome!)
With a delicious lunch to look forward to we will start the days with a coffee, woodburner crackling away and the studio well lit- the perfect backdrop for a couple of studious days weaving,

rope weave basket

All tools and materials will be provided so nothing needs to be bought it is however not a hobby to be wearing your best clothes at so please dress  comfortably in something you don’t mind getting dirty!


above : a previous Wyldwood Willow workshop at Tiny Homes Holidays

Fees : £195 per person (3 people sharing a Tiny Home)  OR  £295 per person (2 people sharing a Tiny Home)

What is included;

3 nights stay in a Tiny Home 1-4 March 2019

2 full day workshops (10am – 6pm) on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd March) in our Studio, with log burner and daylight lighting!

Simple but good breakfast supplies in your Tiny Home

Refreshments and a light lunch on the workshop days

Non residential spaces are available for Isle of Wight residents* at £145 total for both days *proof will be required on booking

Deposit for booking is only £50 per person (for both residential and non residential spaces)


Why not treat a friend to a gift voucher?


March 1, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
March 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am
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