Learn how to make your own drum lampshade with authentic Japanese Tenugui fabrics. The drum shades are 20cm or 25cm in diameter and can be 20cm or 30 cm high. This suits a small table lamp or a hanging pendant. We will provide all of the lampshade making materials and, and Nicole will guide you to make your lampshade as you choose from a selection of contemporary Japanese Tenugui fabric designs.
Bring a mate, bring a date or bring you mum! Everyone will enjoy a creative crafting afternoon and you will take your very own lampshade home.
ABOUT NICOLE MCCARTHY
I developed a passion for the crafting movement after leaving my career in the corporate world and was at home with young children. I started by teaching myself how to make lampshades, which lead me to running workshops from home. It was around this time that I was travelling to Japan and I was introduced to the Japanese craft and artisan culture. I started using Japanese Tenugui fabric for lampshade making because it was a novel way to work with beautiful patterns and designs without having any sewing skills! The rectangular cottons that come in a mesmerising array of designs are the perfects weight, texture and size to make small lampshades.
Hands On Workshop was started as a way of making the quality kits and materials I found there accessible to the wider craft community outside of Japan. We have textiles, leathercraft, linen aprons, tools and we’re adding new products to the online shop every month.
- Lampshade making kits will be provided PLUS a range of beautiful Japanese Fabrics
- Students don’t need to bring anything, just an enthusiastic attitude.
Vendor since 2014
Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
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We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
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1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
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Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.