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Mustard yellow lamdshade with Jackalope.
I needed lamp shades for my lamp in my craftcorner...

Posted by Elisabeth L. from Frufällan, Västra Götaland County, Sweden • Published See Elisabeth L.'s 12 projects »
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  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Lampshade With Jackalope - Step 1
    Step 1

    First, you take your lampshade body and draw a pattern.

  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Lampshade With Jackalope - Step 2
    Step 2

    Draw the pattern on the fabric with about 1 cm allowance.

  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Lampshade With Jackalope - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew it together and make sure it fits.

  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Lampshade With Jackalope - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue the top first. Make sure to glue only on the metal or the glue will show when the lamp is on.

  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Lampshade With Jackalope - Step 5
    Step 5

    Do the same thing.

  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Lampshade With Jackalope - Step 6
    Step 6

    Make sure to cut excess fabric. If you want you can glue a pretty picture on it.

    VERY IMPORTANT: do not use strong lightbulb or very small shades because the glue will melt (mine did.....)

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elainedpw
elainedpw · Detroit, Michigan, US
Now I can replace the shade of a lamp I bought from Detroit Gallery of Contemporary Crafts in the Fisher Bldg.
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Lacey
Lacey · La Cañada Flintridge, California, US · 30 projects
love the jackalope!
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