MYO Lampshade with Julie from Ministry of Handmade - Wed 12th Oct - 6.30-9.00

Price: $ 85.00 Inc GST

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MYO Lampshade with Julie from Ministry of Handmade 

Date: Wednesday 6th Sept
Time: 6.30pm to 9.00pm

Let your lights shine!!

Create your own unique drum lampshade from scratch with the same materials and techniques as the professionals. Using your own fabric, make a new décor item that will be the hero of a room or co-ordinate with existing furnishings. No sewing, no glueing!!

 Sizes available: 20cm, 25cm or 30cm diameter. If you already have a base, bring it along so that we can help you select the correct size shade.

Fabric selection: Please bring 30cm of fabric that is at least 1.1m wide. The best fabrics are light to medium weight cotton, linen, cotton drill, polyester cotton. Fabrics with very loose weave or coarse or uneven grain or texture are not suitable. Please do not bring upholstery fabrics.

 About Julie

Julie Hillier from Ministry of Handmade has been a maker for as long as she can remember. The daughter of a dressmaker, she jokes that she “grew up in a sewing room” and learnt to count by sorting the contents of the button tin on the sewing room floor. Julie has a background in design and as a “through and through” advocate of handmade, she has a passion for helping others experience the fun and joy that comes from creating things for themselves, by hand. This led her to start her business, Ministry of Handmade, where she teaches a range of textile-based workshops including sewing, soft furnishings, lampshades and upholstery. Her passion for handmade is not restricted to the sewing room however, as she also loves to restore furniture and renovate houses.