Supporting Artists And Designers In building A Craft Business

Advanced Lampshade Making: One-To-One or Groups

Our advanced lampshade making workshop is suitable for those wishing to learn for pleasure or business. You can attend this workshop whether you are a complete beginner or already have learnt how to do a traditional lampshade. During this workshop we will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to construct a professional looking pleated, gathered or paneled tailored shade. We will provide all the materials including an empire frame and fabrics. By end of the workshop you will take your creation home to add the perfect touch to your interiors.

The idea of turning your skills, talents or passion to a craft business is very alluring. It’s rewarding and possible, but the reality is that you need to be equipped with huge amount of knowledge of what is really involved.  During our 1-2-1 workshop we will talk about how to make that transition. We will prepare you with facts and useful information. This includes list of suppliers, how to put together a collection, pricing your products, selling direct to consumers or retailers, wholesale strategies, how to prepare yourself for attending craft fairs, shows or trade exhibitions. We will also talk about the importance of branding, marketing and how the advances of today’s social networking and online communities can enhance and increase the potential audience for your craft.


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  • This is what we cover during this workshop:
  • Tools, equipment and useful books
  • Suitability of fabrics
  • Lampshade styles and lamp bases
  • Safety regulations: Fire resistance
  • Preparation of the frame by using tape binding technique
  • Preparing and cutting the lining
  • Pleating, fitting and stitching the top fabric to the frame
  • Fitting and stitching the lining
  • Trimmings and embellishments
  • And all the tips and tricks of the trade

Advantages of 1-2-1 workshops

Advanced Lampshade Making Workshop With Moji Designs

Acquiring a new skill can sometimes be a daunting task, but it doesn’t necessarily need to be that way when you receive plenty of individual attention. The advantages of our one-to-one workshops are that they can be tailored to your exact level and needs. You will get the opportunity to learn a new craft whilst at ease and at your own pace. We will support you to turn your skills into a business by providing plenty of business advice and trade tips. Your strengths and weaknesses are addressed consistently and fully without feeling the pressure by the progress of other students. Above all, enjoy some quality personal time away from the pressures of everyday life. Embrace the experience and treat yourself to the gift of lifelong learning.

In our Group workshops we mainly focus on the construction of the shade although some basic business advice and trade tips will be discussed.


Booking Information


Course Fee 1-2-1 workshop: £320    09.30 – 17.30    Including materials and light lunch


Group Workshop: £125    09.30 – 17.30    Including materials and light lunch

In our Group workshops we mainly focus on the construction of the shade although some basic business advice and trade tips will be discussed.

How to book One-To-One: The start date is flexible and can be adapted to needs of each student. Upon your online payment, you will be contacted by email within 24 hours to arrange a convenient date to attend your workshop. Alternatively, contact us to check the availability before making your payment. We try to be as flexible as possible, so that you can fit the workshops in with your home life and work commitments.

Group Workshops: Please email us for future workshop dates

How to pay Booking is made by clicking the “Book Now” button at the bottom of this page. Secure payment is made through Paypal or any major debit or credit cards.
Level Suitable for beginners
Certification Attendance certificate on completion of the course
Venue Moji studio, Hove

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