50 Thrifty DIY Lampshades. How to Make a Lampshade in 50 - download pdf or read online

By Adeline Lobut

ISBN-10: 1446365875

ISBN-13: 9781446365878

Choosing the correct lampshade can increase the temper of a room yet making lampshades via hand offers a uniquely person contact 50. Thrifty DIY Lampshades will give you a gorgeous but achieveable number of lampshade initiatives that glance pricey yet would not have the fee tag to check to augment any home!

Each of the 50 tasks is followed by means of uncomplicated directions, diagrams and illustrated by way of appealing photos. necessary templates and stencils also are supplied that will help you grasp the elemental recommendations, no matter if you're a entire amateur or knowledgeable DIY-er.

Features a various variety of types, suggestions and fabrics for extensive allure - together with knitting, stitching, beading, decoupage, upcycling, papercraft and more.

So why now not liven up your decor with hand-crafted lamps in an abundance of kinds from modern stylish to common natural, vintage unfashionable to boho modern.

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Butterflies in bloom Materials • Card • White Japanese paper ball shade • Wallpaper • Gel glue Instructions Cut out the butterfly silhouette in three different enlargements from card to act as a template. Trace, then cut out lots of butterflies from the wallpaper. Fold each butterfly in half 1mm (1⁄16in) from each side of the centre to make a flat section. Coat with gel glue, then glue onto the paper ball shade – see photo for positioning. 7cm (161⁄2 × 113⁄4in) • Newspaper • A4 sheet of copy paper (ribbed, embossed, with clouds, pearlised satin, onion paper) • Drill • Clothes pegs • Glue gun Instructions For the stand: Drill through the centre of the four balls, the size of the diameter of the brass tube.

Trace the pattern of one of the panels onto paper. Place the pattern onto the fabric. Cut all around the fabric, 1cm (3⁄8in) away from the pattern. Machine sew the six pieces end to end into a long strip. Place the strip onto the lampshade. Close up around the lampshade matching up the two ends. Tack (baste) then sew with small, invisible stitches. Turn under the top of the bell-shaped fabric over the top ring of the framework. Turn under at the bottom and sew by hand. Hide the seam by sticking on a decorative pompom ribbon.

B. only use the printed side). Wrap the flexible metal cables with scoobies, gradually tying on colours of your choice. Apply a little glue here and there to hold the strands in place. Wrap the synthetic raffia around the lampshade frames. Vary the colours. Apply a spot of glue to hold in place. Screw the flexible metal cable into the plank. Connect the wires under the plank, then complete the electrical wiring. 5cm (1in) with a 1cm (3⁄8in) central hole • Cable run connector • 2 female connectors • Bayonet lamp holder • Small bayonet lamp, 40W max • Transparent electricity connection cable, 2m (2yd) long with switch and plug already attached • 7 or 8 small pebbles • UHU mosaic glue • Electric drill with 1cm (3⁄8in) bit Instructions Drill through the centre of the three moulds using the electric drill with the 1cm (3⁄8in) bit.

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