Fast Fix: Kitchens

Custom Kitchen Drum Pendants

Create contemporary kitchen island lighting with easy-to-make custom fabric-covered shades on pendant fixture kits.

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Materials Needed:

  • shade pendant hardware kit
  • medium drum lampshade
  • 1/3-yard fabric per shade
  • 3 yards trim per shade
  • temporary fabric pen
  • fabric glue
  • tape measure
  • yard stick
  • painters' tape

Select Pendant Hardware Kit and Drum Lampshade

Secure medium-sized shade to cover with fabric and hang on pendant hardware kit.

Measure Lampshade Circumference

Measure circumference of shade and add 1-1/2 inches to measurement to determine length to cut fabric.

Measure Lampshade Height

Measure height of shade then subtract 1/4-inch from measurement for width to cut fabric.

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