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Make a Lampshade workshops and events

If you would like to learn how to make a lampshade, I run workshops teaching you how to make contemporary drums or traditional hand sewn lampshades - no previous experience needed. You can also make a lovely Liberty fabric garland of little lights!


My workshops from my studio near Reigate:

I run classes in my workroom either in a small class or on a 1-2-1 basis. Please note my next classes will run in 2020, For more detail and prices of the Drum and Traditional classes please click HERE and contact me for dates that suit you.


Clothkits (Chichester) Lampshade Making Workshops 2020:            

Please go to the Clothkits website for where you will find prices and booking details.

Saturday 1st February (Drum)

Tuesday 11th and 18th February - two-day Gathered lampshade workshop

Saturday 7th March (Liberty garland)

Friday 20th and 27th March - two day traditional lampshade workshop

Saturday 18th April (Drum)

Saturday 2nd May (traditional unlined, one day)

Saturday 6th June (Drum)

Saturday 25th July (Liberty garland)


NEW! Gathered lampshade workshops over two days at The Minerva Workshops, London - dates coming soon for 2020


“I recently attended one of Jane Warren’s (drum) Lampshade Making workshops, and what a fantastic morning it was!

Jane is a great tutor, her clear instruction, patient and friendly approach made the morning so much more enjoyable.

I am so impressed that in just 3 hours Jane taught me how to create a fabulous lampshade which now hangs

proudly in my living room!” Ingrid

"I cannot recommend Jane Warren and The Lampshade Loft highly enough for the wonderful course on traditional

lampshade making. Not only is Jane a gracious and thoughtful host, but also what she doesn't know about traditional

lampshade making is not worth knowing. Time is taken at every point in the tutorials to make sure you have

thoroughly grasped the techniques to ensure that your shade is perfect in every way. Many many thanks"

Dawn, at the Sewing Box

'Thank you so much for a fabulous lampshade workshop.  I loved learning the traditional method, it is such a lovely

skill to have. It is very therapeutic too!! Your teaching methods are so calm and inspiring which comes from your love

of what you do! I look forward to doing another of your lovely classes in the near future. Thank you.' 

Mandy, Beechwood Curtain Design

'I can't recommend lampshade tutorials with Jane from the Lampshade Loft enough!  I attended Jane's drum shade

course and had such a fab day. Jane's way of teaching is excellent and as a result I came away with a comprehensive

understanding of the processes involved. Having had such an enjoyable experience I wanted to learn more and asked

Jane if she would teach me the traditional lampshade craft. Not only have I come away with a new skill/business as a result of Jane's teaching and passion, I feel

I have also made a friend! Sarah SW4 Interiors

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