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Craft a one-of-a-kind traditonal lampshade that will add a touch of class & beauty to your home!


This workshop will guide you through the art of creating a soft shade, traditional lampshade. Perfect for beginners, you'll learn the essential techniques of frame binding, fabric selection and preparation, and hand-sewing to transform a simple frame into a stunning piece of functional art.


Lighting in your home is one of the most important factors in creating a welcoming ambience, so making a lampshade that will become a statement piece in your home, and an envy to friends and family is super exciting!


But be warned, they will want you to make them one!


In this workshop, you'll:

  • Discover the fundamentals of traditional lampshade making.
  • Master the art of binding a 10" Bowed Empire lampshade frame for a smooth finish.
  • Learn how to select and prepare fabric for optimal results.
  • Practice hand-sewing techniques to secure the fabric to the frame.
  • Create your own beautiful soft shade lampshade, ready to grace your home.


All materials are included, unless you wish to choose your own fabric & trims. You will be advised how much to bring after your booking.


This workshop is perfect for:

  • DIY enthusiasts who want to add a personal touch to their home decor.
  • Anyone who loves beautiful lighting and wants to learn a new craft.
  • Crafters seeking a new project that combines creativity with practicality.


Don't miss this opportunity to bring a touch of soft elegance to your home with a handcrafted lampshade made by YOU! 


This workshop needs to be booked by 31st July 2024 and spaces are limited.



Traditonal Soft Shade Lampshade Workshop (06/08/2024)

  • Unfortunately due to the hire of the room, we can not offer refunds for cancellations, so please ensure you are available for the workshop that you have booked.

    The cost of the workshop covers the room hire to continue to provide classes & workshops throughout the year.

    This workshop booking will close on the 31st July 2024. Please ensure you have booked this workshop before this date.

  • This is a 4 hour workshop held at Coalville CAN, Coalville, LE67 3TU, on the 3rd August 2024.

    There is plenty of free parking at Coalville Can in the car park behind the building and tea & coffee availble throughout the workshop.

    Hotels near by are:

    Charnwood Arms Hotel

    Hermitage Park Hotel

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