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!
A fab one I ran last summer...
‘All Stitched Up’ on Tuesday mornings in Warrington
A beginner’s* class exploring Free Machine Stitch including applique, collage, transfer paints and producing your own stitched lamp shade.
10 wks from 7th May (*or 11 Wks from 30th April for beginners to free stitch).
- Excluding: 28th May/4th June –
All classes start at 10.15am and run for 2.5 Hours, with tea on tap! Learn with your own sewing...
Join me at Out Of The Blue Drill Hall for a creative workshop of lampshade making.
By the end of the workshop you will be able to take home your own hand made 20cmx20cm drum lampshade, suitable for either a pendant or table light fitting.
Beginner (no sewing required!)
Out Of The Blue Drill Hall
36 Dalmeny Street
"Getting a little time to yourself is so rare these days......
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...
Come and spend an afternoon or evening with Georgia in her beautiful 1930s cricket pavilion studio. In two and a half hours you will have chance to create a beautiful lampshade of your own. Choose from the entire range of Georgia's fabrics on the day, or bring some of your own. Please be aware, we may have to cancel workshops at fairly short notice (up to 2 days before) if numbers are insufficient. We will...
Literally light up a room with this fun workshop.
On the half day workshop you will make and take home the lampshade that you will have made and personally decorated!
You will create your bespoke and unique lampshade using the same techniques that the professionals use. You will learn all the tips and tricks of the trade from our expert interiors textile designer who will be your tutor for the day and learn how to...
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!
Fairy Light Making Workshop
Join me for a fun fairy light making workshop as part of the #TheSessions at Meadowhall, Sheffield. On Tuesday 30th April, 6pm - 8pm.
On this 2 hour workshop you’ll create beautiful mini lampshades to adorn a string of 10 fairy lights. Fairy lights are the perfect accessory to create a relaxing space or brighten a child’s bedroom – especially as you can get really creative with papers, fabrics and trimmings....
Perfect for making something new for your home or as a gift. You will spend the time learning how to make your own lampshade.
You will make a 30cm lampshade from start to finish in a fabric of your choice. Everything you need will be provided and you take away the lampshade. I show you the tips and tricks I have learnt along the way to make your lampshade have that professional finish.
Our Drum Lampshade Making workshop is not only great fun, but something you can do as an absolute beginner or if your adverse to sewing, as there is not a needle in sight!
On this 1.5 hr workshop you will learn to make a professional looking 30cm diameter drum lampshade, which can either hang from the ceiling or rest on a lamp-stand.
WARNING: this is highly addictive and could result in you re-shading your entire...