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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 …

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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!) …

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 …

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Make storage special with a handmade organiser

One of the perils of being a creative person is that you have so much stuff to make and create with! And, …

Retro Bitossi lamp base with handmade bespoke lampshade

Experiment with your fabric choices to make a classic shade

I’m a big, big Bitossi ceramics fan – I have a beautiful vase and a gorgeous vintage pigeon made by the Italian …

How to make a DIY drum lampshade

How to make a DIY lampshade

Last week Cornish designer, Alison Bick talked us through her process of designing and printing a drum lampshade panel, from her inspiration …