Videos and tutorials
Lampshade Making Tutorial - American Kits
We have kits for our American customers and you can watch the tutorial here
We have made a video to show you how to make pleated lampshades using our sleeves.
How to design a template for to make Lampshades
Have you seen our Lampshade Designers Tool? It's A FREE, easy to use resource that allows you to design a lampshade by entering your dimensions and then getting an immediate preview of your design on-screen. Then if you want to make your invention, you can download the PDF template, or you can send it to us for cutting using our template cutting service. Why not try it now! Click here
Lampshade Making Tutorial
Watch our professional lampshade making tutorial and learn how to make
lampshades using your fabric of choice.
This shows you how to get started; you can then purchase the kits or we
can supply the materials separately from this website.
Make lampshades for your home, friends or family or why not start a business
from home making lampshades in your designs and then you can sell
them on the online shopping channels like eBay, Amazon, Etsy and Not-On-The High Street.
Lampshade Making Tutorial Double-Sided
How to Make Stunning Double-Sided Lampshades, using your coverings (Fabric or Wallpaper ) inside and outside of the shade. This video is a demonstration to teach you how to make stunning double-sided lampshades.
Once you know how to do it, you can create your own gorgeous lampshades for your home, friends or family, or create your own stunning product range and sell them on the online shopping channels like Etsy, Folksy or Not on The High Street.
Empire Lampshade Making Tutorial
The Empire style feature a narrow opening at the top with a slightly larger base opening and they are also very deep, most commonly known as Retro Empires can be used as ceiling pendants or table and floor lamps with shade carriers.
Coolie Lampshade Making Tutorial
Coolie lampshades are reminiscent of Chinese coolie hats with wide bottoms and tight tops.
The contemporary and modern lampshade design that can be used as
ceiling pendants or table and floor lamps with shade carriers.
Shade Carriers Explained
The shade carrier is used to connect lampshades manufactured with Duplex rings to lamp holders and control the height between.
The height of the shade can then be adjusted relative to the lamp holder.
Shades that use this system have many advantages over fixed, fitted frames.
In this video, we explain the benefits and advantages of using this system over the standard utility fittings
Oval Lampshade Making Tutorial
Use for pendant or table lamp use, they are easy to using straight panels that curve around the frame to
give you a stylish finish.
Hexagon Lampshade Making Tutorial
Easy to using straight panels that curve around the frame.
Rectangle and Square Lampshade Making Tutorial
Rectangle & Square Lampshades for pendant or table lamp use, they are easy to make
using straight panels that curve around the frame to give you a stylish modern finish.
Make & Paint Lampshade Kit
Paint the textile panel included with your design or colour, and then turn it into
a unique professional hand-painted lampshade with these kits.
Lampshade Workshop Packs
Everything you need to run a lampshade making workshop from a box.
Take a look what's inside, don't forget we offer a free advertising banner to help
you promote an event.
Lampshade Manufacturing Packs
Purchase these packs, and you can start manufacturing lampshades for retail.
Everything you need to design professional lampshades using your coverings in one box.
Tier Lampshade Making Tutorial
Watch our professional Tier lampshade making tutorial and learn how to make Tier lampshades using your fabric of choice.
In this demo, we use our Tier Professional Lampshade Making Kit, but we also supply professional system to make your tier shades 2Tier, 3Tier and 4Tier systems available in lots of sizes.
Floor Lamp Making Tutorial
We show you how to make a stunning free- standing floor lamp using our kits.
Just add your covering of choice.
Table Lamp Making Tutorial
We show you how to make a freestanding Table lamp using our kits.
Just add your fabric or wallpaper and follow the instructions.
Wall Lamp Making Tutorial
We show you how to make a freestanding wall lamp using our kits.
Just add your fabric or wallpaper and follow the instructions.
Bottle Lamp Conversion Kit Tutorial
If you have a favourite bottle, you can turn it into a stunning table lamp
with this easy to use an adaptor. Just push the lamp holder into the bottle
opening at the top, and then you can fit your lampshade.
Cellophane - How to Bandage Wrap Lampshades
Lampshade manufacturers use cellophane to hand finish their lampshades.
It is the best way to protect the lampshade from dirt and dust.
Cellophane will also provide your lampshades with a tailored attractive finish.
It's straightforward to use, and we have created this short video to show you how to use it.
Sewing Bin Kit
Design your sewing bin using your favourite fabric with our easy to use kit.
The Sewing bin will be an excellent companion for keeping your projects organised and at your fingertips.
The bin can sit on a table by your machine, and you can drop your garments or projects straight into it.
A stylish way to store all your sewing essentials or use for all your arts and crafts projects.
Lantern Making Tutorial
Use these kits to make beautiful lanterns in your choice of fabric that can
be used all around the home or for any event. Brilliant craft activity for everyone
especially the children who can design their night lights.
Paper Bin Making Tutorial
See how you can make a decorative paper bin that can be used all around
the home using your fabric or wallpaper of choice.
Clock Making Kit Tutorial
Watch how you can make a clock using your fabric of choice with these
easy to use kits.
Textile Wall Art Kits
These astonishingly simple but effective kits allow people to
turn their favourite fabric designs into unique and beautiful pieces of wall art within minutes.
LED Light Range
Universally used to decorate interiors for festivals, events and seasonal décor typically Christmas and Weddings.
But don't wait for the holidays to decorate with pretty lights get creative and use them throughout your home all year long! Take a look at our video above to see how to use them.