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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 …

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 …

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 …

Vote for Needcraft, ‘best British craft brand’!

  VOTE HERE! Recently nominated for Best British Brand at the prestigious Craft Business awards 2019, Needcraft is a range of creative …

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 …

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 …

Craft Business Awards Needcraft

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 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 …