Lampshades - How to Make Them

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Read Books Ltd, Mar 23, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 108 pages
This volume contains a complete guide to designing and making lampshades. With information on tools, materials, common problems, planning, and other related aspects, this volume is ideal for novice handcrafters. Contents include: “Planning the Lampshade”, “Candle Shades and Frameless Lampshades”, “Binding and Lining Frames”, “Fabric Shades”, “Decorated Shades”, “Shades for Side-Lights and Over-Head”, “Paper Shades”, “Trimmings, Fringes and Accessories”, etc. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly hard-to-come-by and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on making lampshades.
 

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Contents

PLANNING THE LAMPSHADE
CANDLE SHADES AND FRAMELESS LAMPSHADES
BINDING AND LINING FRAMES
FABRIC SHADES
DECORATED SHADES
SHADES FOR SIDELIGHTS AND OVERHEAD FIXTURES
PAPER SHADES
TRIMMINGS FRINGES AND ACCESSORIES
SHADES FOR CHILDREN TO MAKE

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