What happens in this class?

This Course runs in a variety of 2-day formats: Two Wednesday one week apart 2 Consecutive weekdays - Thursday & Friday Over a Weekend

Day One:

  • Binding your lampshade frame (a straight sided empire frame 20 or 25cm base measurement)
  • Measuring and making a soft pleated lining for the lampshade
  • Gathering your fabric, and attaching and hand sewing it onto the frame

Day Two:

  • Hand sewing your lining onto the frame
  • Making and attaching bias binding for your lampshade
  • Completing any hand sewing your outer gathered fabric onto the frame

You do not need any previous experience, although a love of…

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Things to remember


We only recommend lawn cotton.

NOT ideal are thicker fabrics such as heavier cottons, linens, upholstery fabrics, velvets etc. If you have a large pattern please note it may be lost in the gathers! You will need 1 metre of external fabric, 0.5m of cotton…

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Latest Reviews
5(6 reviews)
Wendy Tooke - March 17th
A great course led by an excellent tutor in a wonderful setting. Jane provided excellent tuition and took us through a complex process stage by stage. She was so generous with her knowledge and feedback. Workshop Minerva is a lovely setting that provides a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere to learn.
Elei Haran - September 29th
Absolutely inspiring totally enabling. Wonderfull atmosphere tutors totally encouraging and wanting to share their knowledge and inspiration I had such a fun experience and learnt a totally new skill Felling epic.
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Booking Options
Two session course
2 classes

Age Requirement


Class Location
Minerva Workshop
Kentish Town
Unit 2, Dove Centre
109 Bartholomew Road
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