Willow Weaving Workshop with Wyldwood Willow - baskets galore!

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Tiny Homes Holidays

Hillis Gate Road

Cowes

Isle of Wight

PO30 5UB

United Kingdom

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Willow Weaving Workshop with Wyldwood Willow

Over this one or two day course (you choose!) we will produce some stylish and covetable baskets.

About your tutor

Amanda Wildwood Willow

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.

DAY ONE SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER

SATURDAY – A willow framebasket

Weave a traditional harvest basket just in time for Apples, Autumn berries or Fungi foraging!

This is an old style of basket widely seen in French markets and made in a variety of ways across Europe.

These rustic baskets are a wonderful addition to any kitchen garden and look great as an ornamental display.

This is a basket woven on to hoops as opposed to the stake and strand style.

Many view it as a great ‘starter’ basket for beginners.

Gondola basket - library image

above : Gondola basket - library image

DAY TWO SUNDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER

This style of basket we often associate with our childhood and there was a surge of making them in the 50’s and 60’s.

Based on the hoop style of basket as opposed to stake and strand …. this is a trickier basket to make and for those with some experience. New to willow weaving? Come for Saturdays workshop and then come along on Sunday to try your hand at the next level!


  • Two full day workshops on 21st & 22nd September
  • Project 1 : a rustic frame basket (Saturday 21st) - excellent for beginners and improvers
  • Project 2 : a classic retro style Gondola basket (Sunday 22nd) - excellent for anyone dong day one or improvers
  • Keen beginners very welcome
  • Studio workshop setting
  • All materials supplied
  • Lunch and refreshments supplied
  • Day guest and residential ticket options
  • discount for attending both days - 10%
  • Car ferry return ticket included for residential guests


willow weaving at Tiny Homes Holidays

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!


baskets

above : previous Wyldwood Willow workshops at Tiny Homes Holidays

What is included;

Non Residential day guest ticket – two full day workshop, all materials, light lunch and refreshments supplied

Residential ticket for ONE, SOLO use of a Tiny Home for up to three nights (20-23 September) Return ferry ticket for one car (sailing times sta) One place on the full day workshop on 22nd September only, all materials, light lunch and refreshments supplied on workshop days. Breakfast basket in your Tiny Home. Ferry crossing will be arranged once you have purchased your ticket.

Residential ticket for TWO, TWO PERSON use of a Tiny Home for up to three nights (20-23 September) Return ferry ticket for one car (sailing times sta) Two places on the full day workshops on 22nd September only, all materials, light lunch and refreshments supplied on workshop days. Breakfast basket in your Tiny Home.Ferry crossing will be arranged once you have purchased your ticket.

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Date and Time

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Tiny Homes Holidays

Hillis Gate Road

Cowes

Isle of Wight

PO30 5UB

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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