Mobile Lampshade Workshop - Sydney, Adelaide

I come to your venue to teach you to make your very own designer drum lampshade!

3 hours 15 mins 5 to 10 label $180

***Adelaide workshops starting in March 2020 so book now to plan your creative new year!

You will learn to create your own industry standard drum lampshade.

Bring along some fabric, I'll supply everything else, including the metal ringset and adhesive styrene to adhere the fabric to, as well as glue and double sided tape.

Think about the pattern you choose for your fabric and how it will look as lampshade. Once you learn, you might become a little addicted!

You will be making a 30cm lampshade in class.

Group bookings of minimum 5 students. Please book one week in advance so I can make sure I have kits ready!

Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:

Knowledge Required
Prefect for beginners!
What you'll get
Industry standard metal ringsets, adhesive styrene for the shade, glue and double sided tape to use in class.
What to bring
- 1.5 metre lightweight to medium fabric...cotton, linen. No stretch or velvet fabric.

Suitable for

This workshop is suitable for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.


Your teacher can travel within 80km of North Parramatta

Your teacher
Virginia Das Neves
Virginia Das Neves
(The Happy Artisan)

25+ years experience in textile design, sewing, lampshade making.

5.0 (3)

I am an Illustrator, painter, textile artist and designer. I have worked as a Costumer for theatre, film, opera and ballet. I also make lampshades, dresses, espadrille shoes, kimonos, cushions, bags and tassels. I dye my own textiles with natural dyes. I am a freelance surface pattern designer creating patterns for fabric to be printed both digitally and screenprinted.


ClassBento has verified Virginia Das Neves's identity via their passport / driver's license, Australian bank account, and their business details (ABN 64354645410)

Verified reviews

• Jul 2019

I had such a wonderful time, loved this workshop! Virginia is super welcoming, very informative, and was happy to share little tips and tricks, going above and beyond, it was a very inspiring experience. She is super talented in all of her creative pursuits, I would highly recommend any of her classes. I am really happy with my lampshade, that we made, don't hesitate if this workshop is of interest! Thanks for a great day :)

Mobile Lampshade Workshop - Sydney, Adelaide review by Lauren Smith

• Jul 2019

The best experience with a true artisan. Virginia is incredibly talented and teaches in a way that is supportive, showing you little tricks and details to make the perfect lampshade. An absolutely lovely person, warm and engaging ... the best day! I’d recommend this course to anyone, no matter your skill levels. Highly recommended.
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