Make your own gorgeous Harris Tweed lampshade at home with this DIY lampshade making craft kit. This Scottish gift is perfect for birthdays, house warming, or Christmas teamed with a bottle of their favourite craft gin or malt whisky.
The craft kit provides everything you need for making a 20cm (8in) or 25cm (9 1/2in) lampshade and or gin bottle lamp except for the bottle (which I’m afraid you’ll have to empty yourself!).
Your kit comes complete with a panel of Harris Tweed cloth of your choice together with authentication label ready for attaching providing the most important finishing touch. A bottle lamp adaptor is included depending on your choice of kit.
If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, take a look at my new Tweed gallery for more options. Still don’t see what you want? Drop me line and we can have a chat.
Here’s what’s included in your kit (but don’t forget to add a bottle adaptor to your basket if you’d like to make a bottle lamp):
– Harris Tweed cloth of a good size for your project
– a fire retardant pvc panel hand cut to the optimum size for making Harris Tweed lampshades
– double sided sticky tape
– a plastic rolled edge tool
– a bottle lamp adaptor (depending on your choice of kit)
– full instructions on how to make your lampshade (including exclusive Lucy’s Lampshade Making Tips!)
– powder coated steel rings
Make it a Gift
The Harris Tweed Lampshade Making kit comes in a pink presentation box with the contents enclosed in tissue paper so is pretty enough to give as a gift. If you’d like a gift card popped inside please leave a note for me when ordering.
About Harris Tweed
Harris Tweed, the iconic cloth exclusively made on the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Pure virgin wool is dyed prior to being woven by hand on traditional looms. The cloth is gorgeous in both its vibrant colours and its texture. Only tweed woven on the Scottish Island of Harris can legally bear the Harris Tweed authenticity label. Add a touch of Scottish luxury to your life with a light shade handmade by you in this beautiful cloth.
Find out more about Harris Tweed by visiting the Harris Tweed Authority website.