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In-person classGathered Lampshade Two Day Course
5(1 reviews)
Over Two Days, one week apart, You will learn all the skills you need to make your own gathered lampshades, fully lined and finished to a high standard.

Kentish Town

£235 pp

6 hour course

Beginner

Next available date:17th November 2020
What happens in this class?

Day One:

  • Binding your lampshade frame (a straight sided empire frame 20 or 25cm base measurement)
  • Measuring and making a soft balloon 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 hand sewing or an intention to have one is ideal! There is a lot of hand sewing required to attach your fabric onto…

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Things to remember

Materials: FABRICS TO BRING: The finer the fabric you use, the more softly gathered you can have your lampshade, and therefore ideal fabrics are thinner/medium cottons or cotton mixes, silks, quilting fabrics or indian block prints or even saris!

NOT ideal are thicker fabrics such as heavier cottons, linens…

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Latest Reviews
5(1 reviews)
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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.
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16

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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 12. 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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Tue 15 Sep 2020, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Tue 3 Nov 2020, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue 17 Nov 2020, 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Kentish Town, NW5 2BJ
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Tue 1 Dec 2020, 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Kentish Town, NW5 2BJ
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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.