What happens in this class?

"The Lampshade 2 day course was great. Very professional and clear instruction, in a relaxed and friendly environment, in a cool part of London with terrific cafes for your lunch break. I was amazed that I and everyone on the class produced lampshades that you see in featured in interior magazines." From a recent participant

Gathered & Pleated lampshades are currently enjoying a revival of interest. Traditionally made using plain fabrics, they are now being created from an array of fabrics.

You will learn all the skills you need to make your own Pleated lampshades, fully lined with gentle pleats and…

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Things to remember


Please bring your own fabric - approximately 1m - thinner and finer fabrics are best - we recommend lawn cotton - fabrics such as linen are much harder to manipulate.

0.5m for your lining - a similarly light cotton is suitable.

We will have a small selection of fabrics, but please…

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Latest Reviews
5(5 reviews)
Amie - June 14th
I had a wonderful weekend with Moji learning how to make a pleated shade with pleated lining. She is a fantastic teacher and has a natural rapport with students. This was the second course I have done with Moji and would love to do more! The Minerva studio space is bright and well equipped, and it was lovey to sit and chat with like minded makers. Thank you!
Sareka Barwood - June 16th
Lovely workspace and environment. Great course and expert tutor Moji. I left with a beautiful lampshade and enthusiasm to make some more. I shall be back for more lampshade techniques and styles and also to try some of the other courses available. Thank you Lottie, thank you Moji and love to the other ladies - it was a great lil lampshade team. :) x Wahoooo!
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Booking Options
1 session course
1 class

Age Requirement


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