lampshade

99/100: 100 Days of Making

Luscious linen lampshade!

Here is a custom shade that I am making… isn’t she a beauty! Can’t believe I am on Day 99! I’ve been quiet for the last few days… still making, but all my creativity is going into Makers Escape and it is “secret squirrels”!! Don’t want to spoil the surprise!! […]

96/100: 100 Days of Making

Private lesson with Rhonda!

What a fabulous way to spend a day… teaching Rhonda from @theurallaprintgallery how to make an ottoman and a lampshade. Rhonda travelled from Uralla on the New England Tableland in NSW to pick up some new skills. Her fabric by @gekkoprints was DIVINE… I did swoon!!!

The large piece of mono printed […]

79/100: 100 Days of Making

Texture, texture, texture!!

I am working on another lampshade custom order. There are two of these shades and they are stock for an interiors store! The silky navy fringing is such a beautiful contrast to the textured linen. I am just about to remove the rest of the trusty wooden clothes pegs that are my […]

62/100: 100 Days of Making

Little bedside lampshades!

I’ve just finished off these two shades for bedside lamps for Lynne Tanner @socialfabricau The fabric is one of her designs and it has lots of mid century punch! These shades will look right at home in their new Teneriffe apartment. We custom make shades in all sorts of sizes or why […]

56/100: 100 Days of Making

Pendant Lampshade.

Last night I helped my daughter, Lauren, make this 50cm pendant lampshade for her living room. It has a diffuser in the bottom to give a nice milky wash of light. Lauren is a big fan of texture and this fabric has lots of it. I love the intersecting lines and the simple […]

53/100: 100 Days of Making

Mega Ottoman!!

This giant circle of foam arrived this week and today I started prototyping a new ottoman that is a whopping 1100mm in diameter. The largest ottoman we have made to date (Rollo, which is a workshop) is 780mm in diameter, so this is nearly 50% bigger.

I have wanted to road test a bigger […]

47/100: 100 Days of Making

100 Days of Making - #47Custom made lampshade

I’ve just finished making this lampshade for a client, who also happens to be the fabric designer. Lynne Tanner, of Social Fabric, has a whole range of original retro designs especially for the lovers of mid century modern!! […]