Floral lampshades

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Floral  is right on trend from the Vintage Florals that  make big blousey statement lighting,  to the Shaby Chic that I love.  The lining is in complementary colours and finishing with long fringes, pompoms or braid again in contrasting or complementary colours. This  eclectic style mixes  pastels, in soft  pinks, duck egg blues or soft

Contemporary lampshades

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The Contemporay Design This design is up to date, the look for now. Neutrals, black, and white are the main colour in contemporary style. With an accent of bright and bold colour.  The style of drum lampshades in many bold, strong colours and designs. Lined with gold, silver or a complementary colour. Using fabrics from Harlequin, Liberty of London,

Ikat lampshades

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I adore making lampshades using  Ikat fabrics.  The fabric is traditionally made by a process known as resist dying.  Bundles of yarns are binded together, and dyed into a beautiful designed ,  the bundles are then changed into another design and another colour way,  this process continues several times to make a multi-coloured pattern. The

Silk lampshades

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Silk lampshades Making lampshades in silk is using an exquisite fabric, it can be Charmeuse silk , a satin weave silk with a crepe back.  Chiffon Silk with a beautiful drape. Habutai  a plain weave silk ,that is soft, lightweight and lustrous, or rough and nubby silk  like the Dupioni. Silk is regarded as a