Gathered fabric lampshade

This session is for anyone who wants to learn how to make a gathered fabric lampshade.

With tutor Sarah Wyles, a highly skilled textiles artist,  Sarah has taught Textiles and Art in schools and colleges for most of her career and loves sharing her ideas and skills with others.

What this course will cover…

You will learn how to create a gathered fabric lampshade using traditional skills. Base 30cm  diameter

The lampshade can be made using a fabric of your choice – cotton lawn weight fabrics are recommended.  Each shade will be lined and finished with a trim.  

You will take home a beautiful lampshade to compliment your home.

Some sewing knowledge is recommended for this course.  The ability to use a sewing machine is recommended

Included in the price

  • Frame
  • Tape and Thread
  • Lining Fabric
  • Glue

NOT included –

  • your choice of outer fabric
  • Thimble – recommended for sewing
  • Lamp base

NB we will have a limited selection of cotton lawn fabrics available in our Re-Craftery fabrics store.  If you would like to see what we have before you go and buy some then please contact Jane so that you can pop in to the studio in advance.


Monday 18th March so we can order the correct materials in advance

Maximum class size 8 people

Minimum class size 4 people

Teas and coffees and biscuits included.  {Please bring your own lunch or you can order from Popsy’s cafe)


23rd March 2024

11am – 4pm


Booking closes Monday 18th March to allow time to order the correct materials