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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 […]

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 […]

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!! […]

19/100: 100 Days of Making

Linen Lampshade. I finished off the rolled edge on this drum lampshade today so I that I would have a new 40cm drum shade sample.

At a workshop just prior to Christmas, someone fell in love with my other sample and asked if I would sell it to her for her beach house. It was […]