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Make a Stretch Frame Lampshade – in Martinborough
May 22, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm$85
Sunday 22 May 10.30am-4.30pm $85 tuition. At Peonies Homewares on Jellicoe St, Martinborough
At last, a class for those of you who have been saving a fancy lampshade to re-cover. Normally in our classes we make the shades from scratch, which is a very different process. In this class, you will learn how to make a panel template, cut the panels, sew them together and clad the frame with its new cover. The skills you learn will allow you to tackle any shape of frame in the future.
To do this class you need to be able to use a sewing machine just a little, have some patience and a sense of adventure! It helps if you have attended our Make a Lampshade class but it is not compulsory to have done so.
Participants will need to bring their own lampshade frame. Examples of the kinds we can work on are below:
If in doubt, please bring your frame in, or email us a photo. If your frame still has a cover, either bring it whole, or carefully remove the cover and bring it with you. It’s fine if you don’t have one however.
You will need to bring a fabric to cover your lampshade- the amount needed will vary. Allow 1.5m for an average size; if you want a more accurate amount I will need to see a photo of your frame. We will bring some gimp trims, bobble trims and fringes with us. Do feel free to come check them out beforehand if you are in Wellington. You are also welcome to bring your own if we don’t have one that goes with your project.
If you would like to attend this class, please email us to let us know, including your name and phone number, and the date of the class. Click here to email us