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Learn how to hand-make a unique lampshade at workshops and courses around the UK. Lighting is so important for creating a welcoming atmosphere, so what better than to make a beautiful lamp shade that reflects your own tastes and creativity. Many different techniques are possible, using fabric, paper, felt, willow and more... find a tutor now!

£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 1st September 2019
This is an exciting workshop and just takes you one step further into that addictive world of machine embroidery. All materials and the lampshade kit for a 20cm drum shade will be provided, just bring your own machine. You will be using machine embroidery so make sure that you can drop the dog teeth and have the appropriate embroidery foot. Once booked, more details will be sent to you. (If you prefer to use your...
£50
Somerset - Next course on 28th June 2019
I have been teaching lampshades for many years and following many requests from students, I am running this workshop again. The simple drum lampshade is the easiest one to make and I will take you through the skills and tools needed. This workshop is suitable for anyone wishing to learn for pleasure or business. You will be able to make a 25cm lampshade and we will also have kits available to purchase on the day...
£65
Northamptonshire
Join designer & maker Ria Rich in her colourful studio situated in rural Northamptonshire where you can design and create a fabulous lampshade to compliment your home. In this all day workshop you will learn various fabric printing techniques such stencils with screens, resists and stamps etc to create your design. A selection of fabrics will be available for you to experiment on which will then be used to cover and construct a 20cm drum...
£30
Cheshire
I am an experienced surface pattern designer and fully qualified teacher with more than eight years experience. Join me and learn how to create your own Lampshade on this fabulous Workshop. You will leave having made a 30cm Drum lampshade. This workshop is suitable for beginners, all you need is to bring your own fabric...all other materials provided!
£50
Cornwall
I am a textile artist based in North Cornwall. I have my own purpose built studio at the bottom of my garden, their is plenty of parking by my house. I will use my knowledge of different techniques to help you complete a lampshade to your own design. I have lots of material and embellishments which you will have access to. I hand dye a lot of my own material and also print many pieces,...
£25
Dorset
The Cyanotype photographic printing process was used in the 19th century by architects, engineers and scientists to copy drawings. It utilises the power of mixing ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide with sunlight to produce beautiful blue images. It is such a magical process and people are always really pleased and excited with their results. NB. the chemical is odourless and harmless when used under normal conditions. Using the Cyanotype process, you will learn how to...
£40
Staffordshire - Next course on 24th July 2019
Have you ever wanted to make a lampshade to match your soft furnishings, or transform that piece of vintage fabric into something useful? This relaxed and supportive 3 hour, morning or afternoon workshop, introduces you to the simple techniques and tools required to make a basic 30cms drum lampshade (other sizes/heights available by prior arrangement). A range of attractive modern/vintage/African cotton print fabrics are available for you to choose from. Cannot make it to me?...
£40
Surrey
In this three hour workshop you will learn all you need to know about how to make a modern drum or empire lampshade. Working with your own choice of fabric, you will learn how to: * position your fabric * attach it to the lampshade laminate material * hand roll it and hand tuck it for a perfect finish! As well as learning the method, you will also be taught how to: * make shades...
£650
East Sussex
Get in touch to enquire about current special offers! Two day complete Lampshade Making Masterclass including professional advice and insight on how to brand, market and sell your lampshades successfully. This masterclass is suitable for those wishing to learn the craft as a hobby or those who are planning to start a professional lampshade making business. During this 1-2-1 workshop we will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to construct 3 professional looking...
£58
Cumbria
Great opportunity to get creative whether you are a beginner or more experienced and make a stylish lampshade which looks stunning during the day and night with light shining through the fibres. We will be making a felted drum lampshade that can be used as a pendant or table lamp. This is a very special workshop where you will make a felted fabric panel in the morning and in the afternoon decorate it with embellishments,...