A 20cm lampshade
A 20cm lampshade

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Finished 30cm pendant shades
Finished 30cm pendant shades

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a fun 20cm lampshade
a fun 20cm lampshade

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A 20cm lampshade
A 20cm lampshade

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Praise for classes at The Little Craftery:

 

"Very good course. Well taught, everyone completed a lovely ring which fitted.  Nice environment.  Good value, includes all materials.  Highly recommend." - Clare, Ring Making Class.

 

"I had a lovely time making my bracelet. The class was well taught - it was so nice having such a patient teacher who explained things clearly. The other ladies doing the course were friendly as well so it made it more fun. Thank you. " - Denise, Macrame Bracelet Class.

 

"Wendy is very friendly and welcoming! I enjoyed the class so much that I am going back to future classes! It's the perfect place to learn new skills and make new friends." - Diane, Needle Felting Cats Class.

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Lampshade Making

£35 - 2½ hours

 

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Learn to make a gorgeous double-sided drum lampshade, finished to a professional standard!  You can choose to make either a 20 or 30cm lampshade for either a hanging pendant light or a lamp base to suit your room decor perfectly.  Enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, tea and biscuits, and get stuck into a new hobby!

Suitable for complete beginners, you will be guided through every step by Wendy, owner of The Little Craftery, and life-long crafter. 

 

The workshop runs for approximately 2½ hours.  Enjoy a chat with like minded people and learn some new skills! 

The price includes tools and materials except the fabric, which you will need to bring with you (there will be a small selection available to purchase on the day).

FAQs

Who is the class for?

Anyone over the age of 16 is welcome!  Suitable for complete beginners or those with more experience, it's a nice relaxed and friendly class. 

What's involved?

Wendy will take you through the tools and materials you will need and the basic techniques you will learn.  You’ll choose to make either a 20cm or 30cm lampshade which can fit either a pendant light or lamp base.  Wendy will show you every step of the way to creating gorgeous, professional standard lampshades!

What's included?

The price is £35, and includes everything you need except the fabric, which you will need to bring with you (there will be a small selection available to purchase on the day, but we can't guarantee it will suit your home).  Tea, coffee and biscuits are included.

What are the design options?

When you arrive at your class, you will be given the choice of either a 20cm or a 30cm lampshade.  How it will look all depends on the fabric you bring!  You'll make a double-sided shade, so it's up to you what design you have on the inside, and what you have on the outside.

What do I need to bring?

It's a double-sided shade, so you'll need 2 pieces of fabric; one for the inside, one for the outside.  A woven fabric without stretch is best (we recommend cotton, linen or poly blends).  Both pieces of fabric will need to be at least 30cm wide x 100cm long (just ask your fabric supplier to cut 30cm, the length of your piece of fabric will be the standard width of the roll).

If you use reading glasses or similar, you may wish to bring them too.

How long will the class last?

The class will last approximately 2 to 2½ hours.  It’s best to allow a little extra time as classes sometimes over-run depending on group sizes.

Where is the class held?

Classes are held in The Little Craftery in Field Row, Worthing, which is designed to be a functional, comfortable workspace for up to 6 participants.  The shop will be closed to the public during your class, so you don’t need to worry about interruptions.  If you have any special access requirements, please contact Wendy at The Little Craftery before you book to discuss, and to find out if access is available for you.

Do we need to book?

Yes, please do book in advance, as there are a limited number of places on each class (a maximum of 4 people per workshop), and we wouldn’t want you to be disappointed!  We require full payment in advance in order to secure your booking.  Online payments will be taken securely by either Square or Paypal (don’t worry, you don’t have to have a Paypal account!).  If you’d rather not book online, you can book in person at The Little Craftery.

Can I cancel or reschedule my booking?

If you are unable to attend your class, please let us know as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 24 hours in advance will receive a full refund.  Cancellations less than 24 hours in advance or failure to show up for your class will not be eligible for a refund.

We may occasionally need to cancel a class.  If this is the case, we will attempt to contact you in advance as soon as possible to either reschedule your date to another class or offer a full refund, as you prefer.