Lampshade Making

Looking to learn a new skill? Once you’ve made one of these easy drum Lampshades, you won’t want to stop!

The method shown can be adapted to any size frame.

Materials & Equipment

  • Double Sided Tape approx 1cm thickness – Extra Strong/ Sticky (possible brand Peak Dale)
  • Double Sided Tape approx 1.5-2cms thickness – Cheap / Less tacky (any brand will do)
  • 20cms Plain Ring & Ring with Fitting (positive and Negative)
  • Lampshade Self Adhesive - Length approx 20cms (dependant on what length you want) x Width 64.5cms
  • Fabric 5cms larger than self adhesive
  • Scissors - Fabric & Paper
  • Craft Knife
  • Plastic credit card for turning fabric into frame
  • Locktite Glue (optional)
  • Ruler
  • Pencil


Ability; Suitable for all.

Who is teaching these sessions?

All our online classes are brought to you by me, a qualified Art & D&T teacher and owner of the Bowery.

I worked in the fashion industry for many years before re-training as a secondary school teacher. In 2008 my husband and I threw caution to the wind and set up the Bowery. I host lots of workshops, courses and events for adults and children in DRAW MAKE PAINT & PRINT.

I continue to work in schools teaching teachers, I also do external workshops at other art organisations as well as providing creative sessions to community & charity groups.

I hope you enjoy, and please do share your results on our social media platforms.

Sandra x

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