Lampshade Making - Book Number Two (Paperback)

By F. J. Christopher

Duey Press, 9781446519578, 88pp.

Publication Date: November 22, 2010

List Price: 29.99*
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This vintage guidebook provides instructions on how to design and make lampshades. Illustrated with useful diagrams, it instructs the reader in the different types of frames and their construction, covering materials, making patterns, assembly and finishing techniques, and it remains a helpful and practical text for anyone interested in textiles, design and classic handicrafts. Contents of Part Two include: introduction; Preface; Chapter One: Purpose and function of lampshades; Chapter Two: Making lampshade frames; Chapter Three: Covering materials; Chapter Four: Making Patterns; Chapter Five: Simple Lampshades; Chapter Six: Lampshades with stitched covers; Chapter Seven: Fabric-covered lampshades; Chapter Eight: Stiff lampshade covers; Chapter Nine: Basketry lampshades; Chapter Ten: Table lamp bases; Chapter Eleven: Decorating lampshades. We are republishing this vintage text in a high quality, modern and affordable edition, complete with the original illustrations and a new introduction.