Information and links to nationwide Lampshade Making Workshops
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How to make Lampshades
Information to help you make shades.
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Safety Regulations
Information regarding fire resistance and test certificates.
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How to make Lampshade Patterns
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Photographs on this website
We are grateful to the following people for allowing us to use their photographs.

Lynne Sharpe
The Make It Room is based in Chelmsford at the home of Lynne Sharpe who specialises in textiles and runs workshops in lampshade making.

Ruth McAlister – Quincy Lampshades
­­­­Quincy Lampshades was set up by Ruth McAllister to banish boring lampshades! Ruth runs workshops and is a very generous teacher, sharing techniques so that every pupil leaves with knowledge how to make professional lampshades.

Debbie Wallwork
Regular photographer for Cath Kidston Debbie was delighted to be invited to her local store in Cambridge to photograph lampshade making workshops.
Take a look at Debbie’s website and you will see some absolutely stunning photographs that she has taken. Based in Cambridge, Debbie is willing to travel and can cover all of the UK.