Custom Fabric-Covered Lampshade
Give a tired lamp a fresh, high-end look by covering the shade with trendy fabric and ribbon.
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- 3/4 yard of fabric per shade
- 3 yards of ribbon trim per shade
- fabric glue
- temporary fabric pen
- clean-release tape
- small paintbrush
Place lampshade on front side of fabric. Roll shade along fabric, cutting two inches above and below edges of shade.
Place Fabric Around Shade
Wrap fabric around shade and trim off excess fabric, leaving two inches for overlap.
Glue Fabric to Shade
Run a line of fabric glue along the shade's existing seam and press one end onto glue. Secure end with clean-release tape and allow glue to fully dry for 1/2 hour. Tip: Place new fabric's seam over existing seam for a clean finished product.
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