How to Recover a Lined Fabric Lampshade

Finished lampshadeI am loving lampshade making / recovering!

Here’s the original lampshade which I brought off an on-line auction site. I would describe it as a barrel shape frame with a slightly sculpted top and bottom edge. Continue reading

How to Make a Piped Cushion Cover with a Zipper Opening

Cushion cover with pad 1. First decide what size you would like the finished cushion cover to be then add on a seam allowance to work out the size of the cushion panel pieces. Cut out two cushion panels of this size from the fabric. I normally make my cushions slightly smaller than the size of the cushion pad so the finished cushion is all lovely and puffy. Continue reading