Beginners will make a modern drum lampshade using their own fabric, double sided sticky tape and selepar, sticky back plastic. This will be finished ready for you to take home and use
Using a rigid lampshade frame with side struts, you will practice the traditional techniques of lampshade making by binding the frame and sewing on the fabric. You will learn how to pin, pattern cut and sew your fabric correctly for a tight fit and how to cut sew and fit a ballon lining.
You will be shown how to finish your lampshade by making a handmade trimming.
Due to time constraints, it will not be possible to completely finish your traditional lampshade but you will have mastered the basic techniques. For intermediates who have completed the beginners course, you will be able to finish and trim your traditional lampshade and practice a few more advanced techniques.
£120 10.00 - 16.30 includesall materials, a light lunchand morning and afternoon refreshments.