Thursday 2 November 2023
2 November @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$25.00
This workshop is a demonstration workshop. This is like a “try before you buy” way of learning how to make a lampshade. This is your opportunity to see how easy it is to make a lampshade before you buy a kit from our online store.
Our kits come with very comprehensive instructions and are easy to follow.
The best thing about joining this demonstration
The price of this demonstration comes off your kit price* Nothing to lose! Once you’ve registered you will be sent a coupon code that you can redeem against the price of your lampshade kit – any size!
* Minimum spend $60.00
Get the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing !
Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the hero of a room at your place or co-ordinate with existing furnishings.
Time: Approximately 1.5 hours
After the demonstration, jump online to order your kit, enter the coupon code and we’ll ship the kit to you ASAP!
You can choose any kit from this extensive range:
- Drum shade sizes – 15cm, 20cm, 23cm, 25cm, 28cm, 30cm, 33cm, 35cm, 38cm, 40cm, 43cm, 45cm, 50cm, 55cm, 60cm
- Empire shade sizes – 15/20cm, 15/25cm, 20/25cm, 20/30cm, 25/35cm, 30/40cm, 35/45cm, 35/50cm, 40/50cm
- Rounded rectangle shade sizes – 10/20cm, 15/30cm, 20/40cm
- Hero lampshade kit – 30cm, 40cm or 60cm tall
- Rocket Lamp kit
Things covered in this demonstration:
- Kit contents and what it means
- Ideal sizes and shapes
- Fabric selection
- Fabric quantity requirements
- Positioning your fabric
- Cutting the fabric
- Preparing the ring set
- Joining it all together
- Finishing the rolled edge
- Final finessing of lampshade
Fabric may be purchased from Ministry of Handmade ahead of time from our shop.
Times and dates – workshops are AEST also known as Australia, Brisbane time or GMT+10. Please check how this time compares to your local time.
Extra bonus: When you purchase a ticket to this online tutorial you will have access to the video recording of the tutorial for free.
Even if you can’t make the live session – you still get the video – for viewing at a time that suits you better.
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