Beverley Stanton Lamp Shades September 14th, 2018 - 03:17:48
Linen drum lampshade making kits are readily available and come in lots of different sizes. If your fabric has a directional print, you need to decide in advance whether to use your lampshade as a pendant or table lamp preparing the fabric press your fabric, to remove any wrinkles then place it on the work. Surface right side up chooses the area of fabric. You would like to see on the lampshade and position the self-adhesive panel accordingly mark the position of the four corners of the panel with pairs of pins through the fabric.
As shown and add a few pins to mark the edges, remove the self-adhesive panel and turn the fabric over re-position the panel on the fabric. According to the marker, pins, using tailors chalk draw around the two long edges and one short edge of the panel adds a three-eighths inch one centimeter seam allowance parallel to the other short edge and Mark it with a line peel off the first four inches ten centimeters of the panel backing the position, the panel adhesive side down within the marked lines on the fabric stick the first four inches ten centimeters of the panel to the fabric, pushing the fabric away from you to ensure there are no wrinkles or air bubbles repeat to stick.
The rest of the panel to the fabric peeling off the backing and smoothing the panel down as you go cut the fabric along the edges of the panel, including the three-eighths inch one-centimeter seam allowance along the short side. The panel is perforated three-eighths of an inch one centimeter along the long edges fold and unfold the edges a few times to break the perforations. Remove the strips of the panel above the perforations, leaving three-eighths of an inch one centimeter of fabric free at the top and bottom edges, preparing the seam with the fabric right side down, apply a strip of double-sided tape along the three-eighths inch.
One centimeter seam allowance on the short side, peel off the backing from the double-sided tape fold the seam allowance over the edge of the panel and stick it down clip the corners of the folded. Seam allowance diagonally, as shown, apply a second strip of double-sided tape along the fold with seam allowance joining fabric and lamp rings firmly attached. Double-Sided tape around the outer edge of both lampshade and rings remove the double-sided tape. Backing paper from one of the rings place.
The ring carefully on the fabric against the edge of the panel remove the backing paper from the second ring and place it against the other edge of the panel at the spokes. Remove the tape backing paper and stick the fabric down on either side of the spokes. Slowly, roll both rings along the edges of the panel keeping them parallel to each other. When you reach the end of the fabric, remove the backing paper from the tape along the seam allowance and stick the two edges together producing a three-eighths inch.
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