Modern Lampshade Making Workshop, Private Tuition

In Lewes

£ 199 VAT inc.

Description

  • Typology

    Private lessons

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Location

    Lewes

  • Class hours

    4h

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Our Modern Lampshade Making Workshop is suitable for those wishing to learn for pleasure or business. During this workshop we will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to construct a professional looking drum shade. We will provide all the materials including lampshade rings, PVC backing and fabric. By end of the workshop you will take your creation home to add the perfect touch to your interiors.

The idea of turning your skills, talents or passion to a craft business is very alluring. It's rewarding and possible, but the reality is that you need to be equipped with huge amount of knowledge of what is really involved. During our 1-2-1 workshop we will talk about how to make that transition. We will prepare you with facts and useful information. This includes list of suppliers, how to put together a collection, pricing your products, selling direct to consumers or retailers, wholesale strategies, how to prepare yourself for attending craft fairs, shows or trade exhibitions. We will also talk about the importance of branding, marketing and how the advances of today's social networking and online communities can enhance and increase the potential audience for your craft.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Lewes (East Sussex)
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Hayston,Cooksbridge,Lewes, BN8 4SP

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

Suitable for beginners as no prior knowledge in lampshade making is required

No requirements

Acquiring a new skill can sometimes be a daunting task, but it doesn't necessarily need to be that way when you receive plenty of individual attention. The advantages of our one-to-one workshops are that they can be tailored to your exact level and needs. You will get the opportunity to learn a new craft whilst at ease and at your own pace. We will support you to turn your skills into a business by providing plenty of business advice and trade tips. Your strengths and weaknesses are addressed consistently and fully without feeling the pressure by the progress of other students. Above all, enjoy some quality personal time away from the pressures of everyday life. Embrace the experience and treat yourself to the gift of lifelong learning.

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Subjects

  • Materials
  • Trade
  • Tools
  • Equipment and useful books
  • Fabrics
  • Lampshade styles and lamp bases
  • Emplate measurement and cutting
  • Preparation of the frame
  • Application of top fabric to PVC backing
  • Edge rolling technique
  • All the tips and tricks of the trade

Teachers and trainers (1)

Moji  Salehi

Moji Salehi

Designer maker

Course programme

Our Modern Lampshade Making Workshop is suitable for those wishing to learn for pleasure or business. During this workshop we will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to construct a professional looking drum shade. We will provide all the materials including lampshade rings, PVC backing and fabric. By end of the workshop you will take your creation home to add the perfect touch to your interiors.
  • This is what we cover during this workshop:
  • Tools, equipment and useful books
  • Suitability of fabrics
  • Lampshade styles and lamp bases
  • Template measurement and cutting
  • Preparation of the frame
  • Application of top fabric to PVC backing
  • Edge rolling technique
  • Trimmings and embellishments
  • And all the tips and tricks of the trade

Modern Lampshade Making Workshop, Private Tuition

£ 199 VAT inc.