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Vote for Needcraft, ‘best British craft brand’!

  VOTE HERE! Yes, it’s true, we’ve been nominated for ‘Best British Brand’ in the Craft Business Awards 2019! We are utterly …

How to cut handmade lampshade panels like a pro!

We asked our Lampshade making group what they use to cut PVC lampshade panels and this is what they said… Good old-fashioned …

How does a shade carrier work?

How does a shade carrier work?

What is a shade carrier and how does it work? We know that not all of you know how to use a …

Whiteleys Retreat

Whiteleys Retreat DIY SOS

It’s amazing what can be created with a bit of ingenuity and a few willing helpers. Natasha Marshall, designer and co-founder of Natasha …

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Lampshade making tips: How to tuck fabric around the rings on a drum lampshade

Do you get frustrated with bulky and unsightly fabric around the top and bottom rings (rolled edge) of your handmade drum or …

Finishing touches for making the perfect handmade lampshade

You’ll wish you knew about these years ago! Luckily for you, we have access to hundreds of lampshade makers (738 and counting!) …

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Is Needcraft the best British craft brand of 2019?

We are over the moon to have been nominated for the Craft Business awards 2019 in the ‘Best British Brand’ category as …

How to make Christmas fairy light lanterns

That special time of year is fast approaching! It’s time to start thinking about what sparkly decorations you want to make to …

Happy Halloween!

  If you love Halloween as much as we do… you’ll go crazy over these Halloween lampshades!  Spooky fabric and a Needcraft …