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Hand printed lampshade masterclass
Hand printed lampshade masterclass
Hand printed lampshade masterclass


Are you ready to elevate your lampshade making skills to new heights? Looking to thrive in a competitive market by offering something truly distinct? If these aspirations resonate with you, then it’s time to start your journey from the ground up. Crafting your own fabric is the key to crafting lampshades that are genuinely unique and stand out from the crowd.

Introducing my captivating five-day Hand Printed Lampshade Masterclass—an experience that empowers you to design and print your very own fabrics. These fabrics will serve as the canvas for crafting exquisite, one-of-a-kind lampshades that reflect your individuality. By mastering various printmaking techniques, you’ll open the door to endless creative possibilities.

Imagine the thrill of creating lampshades that are entirely your own, crafted exactly as you envisioned. Throughout this immersive course, you’ll dive into multiple printmaking techniques, each accessible with a wide range of tools and materials at your disposal. As the workshop unfolds, you’ll harness the skills to conceptualise designs and produce sample prints for each technique, ready to take home.

Once your original fabric is crafted, you’ll receive dedicated support in transforming it into your very own, utterly unique lampshade. You have the choice of crafting either a drum/empire card lampshade or a fully lined gathered/pleated lampshade, tailoring your experience to your preferences.

Perfect for those seeking insight into the world of hand printed lampshades, this course focuses on two primary printing techniques: linocut printing or Indian woodblock printing. This journey is your invitation to transform your lampshade-making passion into artistry that shines brightly in an ever-evolving market. Whether you’re pursuing this craft as a fulfilling hobby or aspire to launch your own lampshade business, this comprehensive course equips you with the essential foundation to begin your journey.Whether you’re pursuing this craft as a fulfilling hobby or aspire to launch your own lampshade business, this comprehensive course equips you with the essential foundation to begin your journey.

Are you ready to imprint your creativity onto lampshades that are genuinely your own? Let’s embark on this exciting adventure together.

Handprinted lampshade masterclass with Moji Designs

Throughout this comprehensive 5-day workshop, you’ll explore:

  • Introduction to Indian wood block printing (single and multi-color prints) 
  • linocut printing
  • Yardage printing using pattern repeat techniques
  • Seamless pattern creation
  • Crafting two traditional lampshades from the following styles: traditional tailored lampshade with balloon lining, gathered lampshade with pleated lining, pleated lampshade with pleated lining, fully lined vintage tiffany lampshade with either fringe or ruffles and frills
  • Business-focused discussions encompassing pricing, branding, marketing, and selling your handcrafted treasures
Hand printed lampshade masterclass
Hand printed lampshade masterclass
Hand printed lampshade masterclass
Hand printed lampshade masterclass

Throughout this immersive workshop, I’ll also explore how to transform your newfound skills into a successful business. Over the years, I’ve guided numerous students towards thriving craft businesses, and I’m passionate about supporting makers as they take their first steps into this dynamic industry. With the right guidance and know-how, the early stages of your journey can lay the foundation for lasting success. Over the 5 days, I’ll provide you with insights into the core aspects of running a craft business, from building a collection and setting prices to wholesaling, retailing, finding your ideal clientele, and creating a strong brand identity.

My masterclass sessions are designed to cater to your schedule. Whether you choose five consecutive days or opt for multiple sessions spread out over time, I’m here to accommodate your needs. For personalized 1-2-1 tuition workshops, I’ll collaborate to create the perfect session plan. No matter your aspirations for this course, rest assured that I’m excited to meet you and share my expertise.

Hand printed lampshade masterclass

Advantage of our one-to-one workshops

Embarking on a journey to acquire a new skill can be both exciting and overwhelming. That’s where my one-to-one workshops come in, offering a unique advantage that transforms your learning experience. At Moji Designs, I recognise the power of personalised tuition, and I’m here to guide you through it all. The key advantage of my one-to-one tuition lies in its tailor-made approach. I craft the learning journey to perfectly match your skill level and individual needs. Learning a new craft becomes a seamless and comfortable process, allowing you to progress at your own pace and with complete ease. My support extends beyond mastering the craft itself – I’m dedicated to helping you turn your newfound skills into a thriving business. Expect a wealth of business advice and invaluable trade insights to set you on the path to success.

With one-to-one tuition, your evolving skills are honed and perfected throughout the course, without the pressure of keeping up with a group. This personalised attention ensures that every detail is mastered, building a solid foundation for your future endeavors. Amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life, my workshops offer a precious opportunity to step away from the pressures and immerse yourself in a world of creativity and learning. Ultimately, my one-to-one workshops provide more than just skill acquisition; they offer a chance to experience quality time dedicated to self-improvement and personal growth. Embrace this exceptional learning journey and treat yourself to the gift of lifelong learning. Discover the advantages that come with personalised attention, tailored guidance, and the opportunity to master a craft in a way that aligns with your unique journey.

Hand printed lampshade masterclass

Booking Information Overview

Welcome to a transformative journey where skill-building meets creativity in the captivating world of handprinted lampshades.

Course Fee: One-to-One Tuition £1195

Time: 9.30am – 6.30pm.

Inclusions: Enroll in my hand printed lampshade course with complete peace of mind, as it includes

  • All necessary tools and materials
  • A comprehensive step-by-step manual
  • Delicious lunch and refreshments

Please note that my courses are thoughtfully curated, using a carefully selected range of lampshade frames and sizes from my UK suppliers.

Skill Level: Perfect for beginners, my course structure accommodates varying skill levels. While the outlined course elements remain consistent, please note that adjustments might occur based on your hand-sewing ability and prior experience. An interactive discussion after the first day will ensure the course is tailored to your progress, maximizing your learning outcomes without sacrificing technique mastery.

Flexibility at Its Best: My one-to-one course dates are designed to fit your schedule. You have the freedom to choose the days that suit you best. Whether you prefer five consecutive days or multiple sessions spread out over time, I work with you to ensure the workshops align seamlessly with your lifestyle and commitments.

Booking Your Course: To get started, reach out to me via email. I’ll schedule a telephone call to check date availability and address any queries you might have. Once the dates are verbally confirmed, you’ll receive an email holding the reservation for three days. To secure and finalise your booking, full payment is required within three days. Payments can be made via Bacs or PayPal in pounds, with any international transaction fees being the student’s responsibility. Please note that bookings operate on a first-come, first-served basis due to limited spaces.

Refund & Cancellation Policy: In the rare event of course cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances, I’ll notify you as early as possible. I’ll offer an alternative date for transfer. If I cancel within 10 days of the course start, a full refund is provided. Unfortunately I’m not able to accept any liability for travel or accommodation costs.

For cancellations by students, a full refund is offered if requested in writing up to 28 days prior to the course. Within 28 days, I provide transfer options up to 10 days before the course starts. In exceptional cases like bereavement or flight cancellations, please provide proof, and I’ll explore alternate dates where possible.

Payment Method: Click the “Book Now” button at the bottom of this page to secure your spot. Payment is facilitated through PayPal or major debit/credit cards. Upon payment, a confirmation email will be sent to you.

Location: Brighton, East Sussex Immerse yourself in the artistic heartbeat of Brighton, nestled in the enchanting landscape of East Sussex. This dynamic and vibrant city provides the perfect backdrop for your creative journey.

Post Course Business Support After successfully completing the course, if you believe that additional guidance in launching or growing your business would be valuable, I also provide online business consultation sessions. For further details, please refer to the information provided here