Traditional Stretch Lampshade

Tailored Lampshades are a true art, in this introduction course you will get to learn skills in creating your own fabulous tailored lined lampshades using traditional methods. Following the lead of Jenny your tutor you will create your very own unique beautiful lampshade in your own choice of fabric.

Skill level- Confident Beginner with strong hands and fingers

The course runs for three consecutive Mondays

The topics we aim to cover

Binding a Frame

Preparing your fabric and lining

Stretching methods

Inserting a Balloon lining

Making and applying a self trim

What to bring to the class

1 metre of your chosen fabric Cotton Linen and silk work well avoid embroidered , stiff and loosely woven fabrics

Small glass headed pins

Sharps needles

A Metal Thimble

Thread to match your fabric

UHU all purpose glue

Provided in the cost of the class are a frame, binding tape  and lining fabric

We have sewing machines for you to use

Maximum number on class -4


Jenny Fraser

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