Tailor Made Fabric Lampshade
Date & Time: Sat 31 Aug 2024, 10.00-12.00
Product Code: HLamp230831
Tutor: Sam Sterken
Places available: 6
Skill level: Beginner
Venue: Bamber Sewing Machines
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?
Using a fabric of your choice (see 'Additional Information') 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 and 21cm deep) 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.
Based at Bamber Sewing Machines, Ministry of Craft customers get 10% discount on the wide range of fabrics, haberdashery and sewing patterns and there are various discounts available on their sewing machines and overlockers.
If the above date is not suitable or sold out and there are no alternative dates showing below, contact us with the workshop name, so we can let you know if a place becomes available or when the next date goes on sale.
Please book carefully as our workshop bookings are non-refundable and can only be changed to an alternative date with 14 days’ notice (see Refund and Cancellation Policy).
You will need a pre-cut piece of pressed fabric
measuring 110cm by 40cm (can be bought on the day from Bamber Sewing Machines if you don't manage to buy before hand). 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.
Tea and coffee will be available at the workshop and you are welcome to bring along your own refreshments.
Bamber Sewing Machines Venue Information including directions and parking.