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Tutorial - Make a Lampshade from a Tea Towel
We were asked to write a guest blog post for Warwickshire's Week of Thrift recently, which we were very excited to be involved with - as you know, we are all natural born thrifters around here! Here is our Tea Towel Lampshade tutorial:

For this project, you will need:
  • 1 x tea towel (or piece of fabric) at least 66cm x 22cm
  • 1 x 20cm lamp shade kit (available to purchase in our shop)
  • A pair of sharp...
Friday Finds and Wooly Lamp Shades
I got a bit spangly this week. Because, you know, spangly stuff rocks.So here are my Friday Finds:

Look at all the pretties

Charlottehas been knitting lamp shade covers recently. We love them, I have one of the trial runs by my bed. This one is my favourite colour, but we have olive green and neutrals also in stock, in a variety of patterns. Charlotte might also be convinced to knit one in a...
It's been a bit manic.

The last few weeks have whizzed by. We were insanely busy getting the Etsy Craft Party sorted. Then I had to get my VAT return done (I hate it, but at least it means I'm never more than 3 months behind on accounts work...). Things started to return to normal last week. We had a lovely knit & natter on Thursday with three new faces. Then Saturday came, and with it back to back workshops, with...
A thing of beauty
Remember the Berylune banner in rainbow ordered retro fabric from Fiona's beautiful pictures?

Amy decided to make a retro-patchwork-rainbow lamp shade as an example for Saturday's workshop. Naturally. 

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