Basket Making Classes

Helena Golden Willow Woman delivers weaving courses and workshops in a relaxed enjoyable manner.


Classes & Workshops

Willow, tools and tuition are provided and you will create your own willow basket (or plant pot, bird feeder, wreath) to take home.

New dates for 2023 now scheduled for Leitrim Village courses.

Helena Golden weaving a handmade willow basket craft

One Day Basket Making Workshops

Over the course of the day, you will learn how to weave a basic round willow basket. This course is suited to beginners or those who wish to practice the techniques involved in the round basket. Fun and learning guaranteed!

Regular 1 day classes take place in Leitrim Village.

Helena will also travel to you if you would like a basket making class in your area or if you have a group interested.

Weaving Workshops

Full or half-day  weaving workshops are ideal if you want to give weaving a try. Willow and guided tuition provided to help you make bird feeders, plant pots, decorative obelisks or small baskets such as a blackberry basket.

Spring 2023 – Weave a Sweet Pea Planter

Helena can deliver special Sweet Pea Planter Workshops to groups of 6-8 participants throughout Spring 2023. Complete with tuition, materials and sweet pea seeds, you will be guided through the process of weaving a willow obelisk to display your sweet pea blooms throughout the summer.

Perfectly symbolic of the growth, creativity, strength and beauty of people – if you would like one of these workshops in your area, contact Helena on 


New Workshop Announcement 2023 – Weave a Willow Lampshade

Helena is delighted to launch this new and exciting workshop in 2023. Willow will always bring a natural beauty to any home – but add some light and a little magic happens. Willow lampshades create a beautiful, dappled effect and brings a sense of coziness and atmosphere to any room. If you would like one of these workshops in your area, contact Helena on


basket making workshop class


Group Bookings

Willow Weaving workshops can be tailored to suit the needs of specific groups / organisations. Please get in touch to discuss your ideas.

Willow Weaving Workshops are popular with Womens Groups, ICA, Heritage Event Organisers, Sports & Social Clubs, Youth Groups or simply a group of friends who get together to try a new craft.

Please contact for more details.

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