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Lampshade Making Workshop

Leave with the skills to make more at home

Mentored by Kat NeeserMentor summary: Passionate sewing teachers in Brighton & Hove
Location address: 134 - 140 Church Road, BN3 2DL
Chosen age group:

For ages: 13 - 18+ years

Available tickets:
Standard £42Concession £39
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

A summary

Lampshade Making Workshop Make your own beautiful lampshades! This contemporary drum style lampshade is easy to make , bring your own choice of fabric and we'll provide the kit and the know-how. Leave with a gorgeous shade & the skills to make more at home. 2 hour workshop. What You will Need Please tell us in advance whether you want 20cm or 30cm diameter - just reply to your e-booking confirmation or email Fabric: For the 30cm diameter shade (which is 21cm high): Bring a piece of fabric at least 1m wide x 30 cm high (Precisely fabric needs to be 97cm wide x 25.5cm high to cover the self adhesive panel supplied but we want to be on the safe side!) For a 20cm diameter shade (which is 18cm high): Bring a piece of fabric at least 65cm wide x 25 cm high. (Precisely your covering needs to be 64.5cm wide x 22cm high to cover the self adhesive panel supplied but we want to be on the safe side!) Fabric Type: Could be old curtain fabric or new fabric. We suggest a ...

Kat Neeser·Passionate sewing teachers in Brighton & Hove
Jo Bunner Jo began her working career in the fashion industry after studying at The London College of Fashion. Her pleasure and enjoyment of clothes after ten years designing and pattern cutting ladies outerwear – coats, suits and jackets – stayed strong in her despite her change of direction into the conservation and environment field following her attainment of a BSc and MSc. Jo feels she has now come full circle having recently become self-employed as a personal Image Consultant. She is aligning her passion for and knowledge of clothes with her commitment to the environment by championing a reuse, recycle and reinvent ethos, something she terms EcoFabulous! You can find her at Jo teaches the Kimono Robe Sewing Workshop, Tailored Jacket making course, Replicate Your Clothes, Drum Lampshade Making and our Stitch classes at the weekends as well as 1-2-1 lessons!

What we'll do

- Make a rolled edge drum lampshade in your own choice of fabric to be used as a ceiling pendant or table lamp shade. It is a simple method of applying fabric to a self-adhesive flame retardant lining. No glue required. - Choose from 20 or 30cm diameter shade*. Please tell us whether you want 20cm or 30cm diameter by replying to your e-booking confirmation. *Spare kits can be made available to buy on the day - let us know whether you'd like 20 or 30cm extra kits and how many when you reply to point 2 above.

Learning aims

Make your own beautiful lampshades

Coronavirus safety measures

Staying safe in class during Covid-19 Hi everyone! Hope you're all keeping well. In line with the latest goverment guidance we have put some measures together in a way that feels the safest in order to avoid tranmission of Covid-19. Please read about this below. New! We are now serving complimentary tea, coffees, squash, herb teas and water in classes again : ) Page updated 28th July 2021 Sew In Brighton Covid-19 Classroom Safety Measures in place currently: Distancing: We aim to ensure a minumim of 1m social distancing between student workstations. The very nature of sewing means you need space and each person will have their own table (measuring at least 1m by 60cm). If you would like a greater degree of distancing from other students than the default, please speak to your teacher on arrival and we can seat you somewhere with more space or a desk screen. Please don't be worried about asking, we totally understand and you can even email us here beforehand to request this if you pr...

What's provided




Public Liability Insurance

First Aid Training

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

we'll be

18 Kingsway House, The Sewing Lounge, Sew in Brighton, 134 - 140 Church Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2DL

Pricing information

Ticket: Standard £42Ticket description: £39 with Early-bird saving option available when booking up to 1 month before workshop.
Ticket: Concession £39

Pricing information


My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


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