Introduction: Easy Pendant Lamp

Make a pendant lamp from two matching lampshades! Easier than you think AND you can make one to match any decor. Fabric choice is up to you!

Step 1: Watch the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

E-6000 Glue & Spray Adhesive

2 Matching lampshades

Fabric of choice

Glue gun

1/2" wide bias tape

Butcher paper, ruler and scissors

Step 3: Here's How

1. & 2. Carefully roll the lampshade on the butcher paper (while tracing the edges with a pencil) to create the pattern and cut out

3. Pin and cut on folded fabric

4. & 5. Spray the lampshade with E-6000 Spray Adhesive and press the fabric to the shade

6. Hot glue the edge of the fabric down *use very little hot glue for this

7. Match the fabric seams and glue the shades together with E-6000 Glue

*don't use hot glue because the heat of the bulbs may cause your glue to melt

8. . Hot glue the 1/2" bias trim around the side to cover the seams, center and edges of the pendant

9. Fold the end of the bias over 1/4" to give a clean finish

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Two Paddles Design (author)2016-06-17

clever, thanks

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