Embellish a Lampshade With Leftover Fabric

Put leftover fabric to good use by embellishing a lampshade in 3 easy steps.

Don't throw away leftover fabric - use it to create a coordinated look by covering a lampshade with it.

Materials and Tools:

lampshade
leftover fabric
string, copper wire, twine, etc.
hole punch
metal ornaments

Steps:

1. Punch holes along the bottom and top edges of the lampshade.
2. Blanket-stitch or whipstitch the leftover fabric through the holes. Tie at the ends.
3. Hot-glue metal ornaments onto the shade.

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