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Finch & Toad Upholstery Classes & Workshops in Spalding, North Norfolk, Norwich & Kings Lynn

LAMPSHADE MAKING WORKSHOPS

½ DAY & 2 DAY COURSES

Dates: Various - see below

Location: Norwich & Spalding

Cost: £35 / £140

MODERN DRUM LAMPSHADE

½ DAY COURSE | £35

Learn how to make a professionally finished, modern drum lampshade (30cm) in a morning or afternoon session (2.5 hours) at one of our upholstery workshops in Norwich or Spalding. This lampshade-making workshop is suitable for experienced or non-experienced upholsterers alike. Classes are informal and tuition will be given to guide you through your lampshade-making project. 

 

The frame and lining for your 30cm drum lampshade are supplied as well as all the materials and tools you will need for this course, apart from your outside fabric. You will need to bring your own outside fabric suitable for your project - cotton or cotton-linen mix fabrics are perfect for this project. You will need ½ a metre of fabric.


You can come along to any of the upholstery classes in Spalding or Norwich (either morning or afternoon) to make a lampshade - please see the full list of dates below. 

NOTES: This workshop includes a constant flow of refreshments. For workshops in Spalding, food can be purchased from the onsite cafe (temporarily closed). Please wear shoes that cover your toes and avoid wearing your best clothing - just in case.

GATHERED OR TRADITIONAL EMPIRE LAMPSHADE

2 DAY COURSE | £140

Learn how to make a professionally finished, traditional gathered or empire lampshade (30cm) across 2 days at one of our upholstery workshops in Norwich or Spalding. This lampshade-making workshop is suitable for experienced or non-experienced upholsterers alike. Classes are informal and tuition will be given to guide you through your lampshade-making project. 

The frame and lining for your lampshade are supplied as well as all the materials and tools you will need for this course, apart from your outside fabric. The frame supplied is a 25cm straight-sided empire frame with a fitting for a table lamp. You will need to bring your own outside fabric suitable for your project - cotton lawn or Liberty Tana Lawn-style fabrics work well with this style of shade. You will need approximately 1 metre of fabric.


You can come along to any of the upholstery classes in Spalding or Norwich to make a lampshade across 2 days - please see the full list of dates below.

NOTES: This workshop includes a constant flow of refreshments, however, lunch is not included and so please bring a packed lunch with you. For workshops in Spalding, food can be purchased from the onsite café (temporarily closed). Please wear shoes that cover your toes and avoid wearing your best clothing - just in case.

DATES, TIMES & LOCATIONS:

Norwich, Norfolk | The Pavilion, Cringleford, NR4 6XE

Fridays 2024: July 12th, September 20th

Norwich, Norfolk | The Willow Centre, Cringleford, NR4 7JJ

Saturdays 2024: July 27th, September 21st

Spalding, Lincolnshire | Unique Cottage Studio, Spalding, PE12 6FA

Saturdays 2024: May 25th, June 8th, July 13th, September 28th

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Book your Space

For more information, to register your interest or to book your place on one of our upholstery workshops, please get in touch. Please include your preferred date along with a photo of your project so Lee can provide you with some guidance on how long your project will take and choosing your top fabric.

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