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L200314-Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade at Bamber Sewing Machines

  • L200314-Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade at Bamber Sewing MachinesL200314-Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade at Bamber Sewing MachinesL200314-Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade at Bamber Sewing Machines

    Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade at Bamber Sewing Machines

    £40.00per half metre

    Date & Time: Sat 14 March 2020, 10.00-12.00

    Sessions: 1

    Tutor: Sam Sterken

    Places Remaining: 3

    Skill level: Beginner

    Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines

    Stock: 3



    If you want a bespoke look when it comes to lighting up your room, but can’t find the right lampshade, why not make it yourself?

    Based at Bamber Sewing Machines, you’ll find like-minded classmates; expert tutors and all the fabrics, trims, patterns and sewing tools you could wish for (plus sewing machines and overlockers for those wishing to invest heavier)!

    Using a fabric of your choice start by developing the basic skills of shade making, including how to work with specialist materials, the techniques behind constructing your shade and how to adapt this to different sizes.

    With guidance from our expert tutor Sam Sterken complete a lampshade, (30cm diameter) which can be used as a pendant or table lampshade and take home enough hints and tips to make a shade for every room guaranteed to literally dazzle your friends!

    This workshop is suitable for beginners or for those looking to refresh their skills.

    Ministry of Craft customers get 10% discount on the wide range of fabrics, haberdashery and sewing patterns at Bamber Sewing Machines and there are various discounts available on their sewing machines and overlockers. Discount codes and other offers from our other crafty friends will be emailed with your booking confirmation.

    If the above date is not suitable or sold out, please have a look at our alternative dates or contact us with the course name and we will get in touch if a place becomes available or when the next date goes on sale.


    What to bring for Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade 

    If you order fabric from our online fabric shop, it will be waiting for you in our classroom on the day of your course.

    You will need a pre-cut piece of pressed fabric measuring 110 cm by 40 cm. Ideal fabrics would be light to medium weight woven cotton. Sheer, bulky, stretchy or slippery fabrics are not suitable for this project.

    All other materials and equipment are supplied for this workshop and are included in the price.

    Please bring a bag to take your lampshade home in.

    Bamber Sewing Machines Venue Information including directions and parking.


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