Mike brought home this old table lamp, it has sat in the garage for about a year, it was in the pile to go to the dump until today!
It was one ugly looking lamp, but with some paint and burlap you would never know she was a roadside cast off.
Here is how I made the lampshade.
This is what it looked like before. I spray painted the inside just to make it look new. I left the fabric on the as a base.
I cut several strips of burlap, approx 3 inches wide.
I used my ruffler foot to ruffle all of the fabric, doing it by hand would have taken forever!
Then I started gluing! I started at the bottom, pressing it and gathering a little more as I worked my way around.
I continued gluing strips all the way to the top.
Once I was done adding all of the burlap, I cleaned up all the loose strings. I pulled them to fray the edges, and then cut them off.
I wanted to cover the glass, so when I saw this piece of burlap scrap that I had, I knew it was perfect. I cut out the circle and placed it over the glass and then put the lamp back together.
All finished! Perfect for my cozy little corner!