Go Wild With Weaving

Go Wild With Weaving is a small operation, based in Golden Bay, New Zealand.  2020 will be the eighth event, encouraging newcomers and experienced folk to come along, learn new skills, meet new people and have fun.  The 2020 course programme is not yet finalised.  

The 2019 programme content can be seen at to see the details please click to   2019 Go Wild With Weaving page to see the details.

If you have any questions or want to register your interest for 2020 or the willow weaving course below, contact me at Nicola.basham@xtra.co.nz  


New Willow Workshop News

I will be holding the next beginners workshop in Collingwood, Golden Bay on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November 2019.  Price is $250 for the weekend including materials.  

You will learn about willow growing, willow preparation and enjoy making one or two sturdy, eco-friendly baskets to take away.


Weaving Beautiful Baskets...workshop in Auckland, 21 & 22 September 2019

I am tutoring a weekend course at the Selwyn Community College, in Auckland.  We will be creating wonderful baskets with cane, sea grass and driftwood.

The 2019 brochure has not yet been finalised but you can Check out the 2018 info on line at http://www.selwyncomed.school.nz/courses/1238-weaving-beautiful-baskets

If you want to reserve a space on the course, email Anne Cave at info@selwyncomed.school.nz

 

 

 

 

Living Willow

Living Willow can be used for planting out your own willows, or to create pergolas, tunnels or playhuts. 

Harvesting next year's living willow will be June/July 2019.

If you want to buy stock next year, have a look at the Willow Info webpage and contact me, so I can let you know what supplies are available and you can order.


Weave now!

I have supplies of willow for use in your projects, available at $24 per kilo plus transport.  I have four different varieties and sized from 2-6 ft.


We make baskets on commission

We are very happy to make particular baskets to suit your requirements, so please contact us with what you want.  We will provide a quote for the item and delivery to you.

Have a look at the many baskets and art pieces we have made for other customers on the following pages and commission one for yourself.

Our other speciality is willow coffins:

Our other speciality is Go Willow! woven willow coffins: for burials, cremations and of course, natural burials too.  Our willow coffins are beautifully crafted, attractive and eco-friendly.  They are made in Golden Bay (New Zealand) with willow grown in Golden Bay.  This particular coffin has a willow lid with a central ridge made from untreated pine.  Please go to the Go Willow! website, Caskets Section to see the specific colours and sizes of coffins that are in stock now, and available for immediate delivery. https://www.gowillow.co.nz/willow-caskets-willow-coffins