I wanted a lampshade to compliment this lamp I made out of my daughter's old clarinet. The original lampshade was covered with multi-colored ribbon, and I wanted something a bit more "musical". I had several old beginner piano books left over from when my kids were younger and thought they would make a pretty lampshade. You could also use pages from an old Hymnal if you can find one at the thrift shop, but the paper would be much thinner and I thought it might be too fragile for this project.
You will need a wire lampshade frame, Fusible webbing, muslin, sewing machine, thread, scissors, sheet music and an iron.