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Craft Focus Magazine feature with Dannells

At Dannells we’re proud of our story and we’re super pleased to have been featured in the August/ September Issue 74 of …

Top 5 household tools for making lampshades

Although our Needcraft lampshade making kits contain everything you need to make a super professional looking shade, we’ve rounded up five useful …

Meet the Maker – Jane Warren

This week we have the absolute pleasure of chatting to the doyenne of lampshade making, Jane Warren of The Lampshade Loft. Jane …

Go geo! Make a hexagonal shade

Making your own lampshades, means you can avoid the predictability of what the high street has to offer, but also bring a …

Luxurious lampshade making – hints and tips for using luxury fabrics

If you’ve ever owned a luxurious dress, blouse or shirt made from a special or fine fabric you’ll know it needs a …

How to promote your lampshade making workshop

If you’ve got the lampshade making bug and have mastered your craft, it might be time to start thinking how you can …

Meet the Maker – Helen Round

This week we’re super excited to be  chatting with Helen Round, a British textile designer and print maker, who’s beautiful and classic …

Fringe benefits

If you hear the word fringing and think of your Gran’s 1970’s velour sofa, think again! Fringing is packing a punch in …

Playing with lampshade sizes and shapes

The beauty of learning the skill of making your own lampshade is that the world is your oyster. Whether you’re using a …