Artisanal willow weaving
Learn to weave with Amanda Rayner, award-winning willow weaver with over two decades of craftsmanship under her belt.
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Meet the Maker
Meet Amanda Rayner, founder of Wyldwood Willow and seasoned artisan of willow weaving. With a creative spirit that knows no bounds, Amanda crafts everything from practical willow baskets and serene coffins to breathtaking artistic sculptures and living garden structures.
Her creations are not just pieces; they are expressions of her artistry and the natural world. With meticulous attention to detail, she weaves beauty into every strand, turning humble willow into extraordinary works of art.
Amanda's talents are available year-round, and she welcomes commissions that challenge her creativity and skills. If you have a vision in mind, Amanda will work closely with you to bring it to life, weaving your dreams into reality.
Become a willow weaver
Learn willow weaving with Amanda Rayner. Amanda teaches live workshops throughout the year in various places around the United Kingdom. Get hands on in small groups with plenty of guidance to provide you with confidence and deep understanding of the craft. Workshops are available for all experience levels and range from weaving a willow coffin to creating willow hearts.
Become a willow weaver at home
Get grounded in nature, by learning the traditional craft of willow weaving. Begin by creating willow decorations like stars and advance to willow basketry and beyond!
If you prefer learning at your own pace from the comfort of your own home Amanda has a series of weaving masterclasses and willow kits available, so you can explore willow weaving from anywhere!
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Bring your home and garden to life with Wyldwood Willow
Traditional willow crafts with a modern twist. Choose from a beautiful range of one-of-a-kind, handmade, natural willow baskets for daily use or home and gardenware. These are ideal for interior and exterior decor. Willow basketry makes for the perfect gift too!
A small selection of items available are featured below.