Lampshade Making Workshop

Turning an off-the-shelf lampshade into a piece of designer furniture!

3 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 2 to 10

label $100 (or 4 payments of $25 Afterpay)

Have you always been interested in interior design? Why not take the plunge and learn how to become your own, personal interior designer in this craft workshop in Sydney. You'll learn how to make a lampshade that suits your living space perfectly!

In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn all you need to know about lampshade making from craftswoman Orn Jansen. You will go through the step-by-step process, following Orn's directions to create your very own lampshade all from scratch.

Not only will you have learned a new skill, but you'll be able to take home the methods and tips you've learned to be able to create more lampshades at home. They make perfect birthday gift ideas and presents for loved ones too!

You will need to make sure the lampshade you bring is:

  • No larger than 25 cm in diameter
  • Either a drum, tapered or square shape
  • PVC covering for the best result

Please note:
  • All instructions on where to purchase lampshades and fabrics will be provided prior to the class.
  • A kit can be provided on request, including a lampshade and fabric, at additional cost.

Knowledge Required
This is a beginner-friendly class, great for anyone looking for fun things to do Sydney.
What you'll get
  • All craft and sewing supplies are provided for the class.
  • Your own beautiful and unique lampshade to take home with you!
What to bring
A lampshade and fabric of your choice.
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.


64 Hilda Street, Blaxland NSW

Your teacher

I am originally from a small province called Trang in southern Thailand. Like many people who are in search of their passions, I have spent years finding my passion by working for charities, fast-paced IT companies, a big telco company, tried other things including teaching, accounting and project management. During these years, craft and sewing are hobbies I have enjoyed regardless of what life threw at me.

The lampshade idea came up during our home renovations (Blaxland, Lower Blue mountains) – when I realised how a beautiful lampshade adds excitement, warmth and comfort to your living space at an affordable price.

Besides craft and sewing, I immensely enjoy gardening and cooking. Call in for a cup of tea or coffee if you would like to have a chat!

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