"The 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." From a recent participant
Gathered & Pleated lampshades are currently enjoying a revival of interest. Traditionally made using plain fabrics, they are now being created from an array of fabrics.
You will learn all the skills you need to make your own Pleated lampshades, fully lined with gentle pleats and…
WHAT TO BRING:
Please bring your own fabric - approximately 1m - thinner and finer fabrics are best - we recommend lawn cotton - fabrics such as linen are much harder to manipulate.
0.5m for your lining - a similarly light cotton is suitable.
We will have a small selection of fabrics, but please…
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…