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In-person classCOVID-19 SecureGathered Lampshade Two Day Course
5(6 reviews)
You will learn all the skills you need to make your own gathered lampshades, fully lined and finished to a high standard.
Kentish Town
£275 pp
2 session course
Beginner
Next available date:27th January 2022
What happens in this class?

This Course runs in a variety of 2-day formats: Two Wednesday one week apart 2 Consecutive weekdays - Thursday & Friday Over a Weekend

Day One:

  • Binding your lampshade frame (a straight sided empire frame 20 or 25cm base measurement)
  • Measuring and making a soft pleated lining for the lampshade
  • Gathering your fabric, and attaching and hand sewing it onto the frame

Day Two:

  • Hand sewing your lining onto the frame
  • Making and attaching bias binding for your lampshade
  • Completing any hand sewing your outer gathered fabric onto the frame

You do not need any previous experience, although a love of…

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Things to remember

Materials: FABRICS TO BRING:

We only recommend lawn cotton.

NOT ideal are thicker fabrics such as heavier cottons, linens, upholstery fabrics, velvets etc. If you have a large pattern please note it may be lost in the gathers! You will need 1 metre of external fabric, 0.5m of cotton…

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Latest Reviews
5(6 reviews)
Ali McEwen - October 11th
What an amazing opportunity to learn a new skill, meet new people and take home something beautiful. We had an inspirational teacher with Moji and a wonderful two days. Thank you
Lucy - October 10th
I absolutely loved it! It was the best escapism and Mojo was a fantastic teacher. I’m so pleased with my shade and can’t wait to make more.
Celeste - November 10th
The course was very informative, perfectly structured and took into consideration everyone’s previous sewing experience. It was a pleasure to attend, the space is great for a small group and convenient to get to. The staff were very friendly, welcoming and knowledgable. I look forward to attending another workshop soon!
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Age Requirement

16

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Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher
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The Minerva Workshop is located in Kentish Town in North London, in an old Victorian Warehouse full of creative businesses, and run by painter Lottie Cole.

The Minerva Workshop hosts masterclasses taught by artists and artisans as well as regular weekly classes. All the classes are taught by professional full-time artists and artisans, who love to share their knowledge and skill.

The classes are open to all levels, unless stated, and kept to a limited number of no more than 6. This keeps the classes intimate and allows for everyone to have sufficient help and encouragement in a friendly…

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Minerva Workshop
Kentish Town
Unit 2, Dove Centre
109 Bartholomew Road
NW5 2BJ
London
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Reviews

Ali McEwen - October 11th
What an amazing opportunity to learn a new skill, meet new people and take home something beautiful. We had an inspirational teacher with Moji and a wonderful two days. Thank you
Lucy - October 10th
I absolutely loved it! It was the best escapism and Mojo was a fantastic teacher. I’m so pleased with my shade and can’t wait to make more.
Celeste - November 10th
The course was very informative, perfectly structured and took into consideration everyone’s previous sewing experience. It was a pleasure to attend, the space is great for a small group and convenient to get to. The staff were very friendly, welcoming and knowledgable. I look forward to attending another workshop soon!
Jill - October 2nd
The Gathered Lampshade 2 day course was great. Very professional and clear instruction, in a relaxed and friendly environment, in a cool part of London with terrific cafes for your lunch break. I was amazed that I and everyone on the class produced lampshades that you see in featured in interior magazines.
Elei - September 29th
Absolutely inspiring totally enabling. Wonderfull atmosphere tutors totally encouraging and wanting to share their knowledge and inspiration I had such a fun experience and learnt a totally new skill Felling epic.
Wendy - March 17th
A great course led by an excellent tutor in a wonderful setting. Jane provided excellent tuition and took us through a complex process stage by stage. She was so generous with her knowledge and feedback. Workshop Minerva is a lovely setting that provides a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere to learn.