You will learn all the skills you need to make your own traditional lampshades, fully lined and finished to a high standard. You will then be able to go on to make more shades, either professionally or for your own use.
Binding your lampshade frame (a straight sided empire frame 20cm or 25cm base measurement).
You will learn how to bind your frame
Measuring and making a soft balloon lining for the lampshade
Stretching your fabric, and attaching and hand sewing it onto the frame
Between the end of Day One & Day Two there may be some hand…
Please remember bring 1m of lawn cotton weight material with you.
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…