Recovering a lampshade with Mont Marte art supplies – Part 1 by Robin Bogaert May 8, 2023 written by Robin Bogaert May 8, 2023 199 Mont Marte makes a wide range of art materials so all kinds of creatives can access affordable, high-quality art supplies. When I was presented with the awesome line of Mont Marte Signature Fabric Paint Set, Mont Marte Signature Fabric Art Set, Mont Marte Fabric Paint Sticks and other artist tools, I knew immediately what projects I had in mind. This week I’ll show you how to paint, color and sew 3 easy projects including a DIY lampshade recover, a beach tote, and a customized apron. These projects can translate into some amazing summer projects with the kiddos once they’re home from school this summer. Today’s project – DIY Lamp Shade Recover Today’s project is a DIY lampshade recover made with Fabric Creations 100% Cotton Fabric, Mont Marte Signature Fabric Paint Set, Mont Marte Visual Art Diary A4 Mont Marte Acrylic Brush Set, ODIF 404 Spray and Fix Permanent Repositionable Adhesive for Craft Material and large UNIQUE Quilting Clever Clips. Reduce, reuse, recycle and sew this gorgeous lampshade. materials fabric cotton fabric – ¾yd (light-colored fabric, white or beige is recommended) thread Gütermann MCT Sew-All Thread 100m- Black Gütermann Cotton 12 wt. 200m Thread notions lampshade that needs recovering fabric paint acrylic paint brushes large UNIQUE Quilting Clever Clips sketchbook sketch pencil paper to protect your painting surface repositionable craft adhesive spray Mont Marte Round Plastic Palette paper to make a pattern for the lampshade scissors paper towel (optional) white freezer paper feet/machine accessories suggestions free motion quilting foot equipment sewing machine iron Materials needed for a DIY lampshade recover project instructions Cut away any exterior fabric or textured fabric from the lampshade as shown in the following picture. Cutting away exterior fabric 2. Watch the following video for pattern-making steps. 3. In your sketchbook, draw a design of what you want the lampshade to look like. I used a sketch pencil and sketchbook to draw out my design before recovering the lampshade. 4. Using a sharpened sketch pencil, draw out a design on the right side of the lampshade cover fabric. Design drawn on the right side of the lampshade cover fabric 7. Press the fabric wrong side down to the shiny side of a piece of freezer paper. Freezer paper adhered to the wrong side of the fabric with the design facing upwards This project is now all prepped and ready for the fun part – the painting and sewing. Join me tomorrow for Part 2 when I show you how I painted within the design lines and made these whimsical flowers come to life with the Mont Marte Signature Fabric Paint Set. This is part 1 of 5 in this series Go to part 2: Getting creative with Mont Marte fabric paints and a lampshade – Part 2 Print this page or save as a PDF 0qs467DIY lampshade recoverFabric Creations 100% Cotton Fabric - White - 1.8 x 1m (2yds x 42in)fabricsfree tutorialsgutermannGütermann Cotton 12 wt. 200m ThreadGütermann MCT Sew-All Thread 100m- BlackGÜTERMANN threadsMont Marte Fabric Paint Sticks-9pcsMont Marte Round Plastic PaletteMont Marte Signature Fabric Art Set-22pcMont Marte Signature Fabric Paint SetMont Marte Signature Fabric Paint Set 36pc x 20ml (0.7oz)Mont Marte Taklon Brush Set in Wallet - 11pcsMont Marte Visual Art Diary 110gsm - 120 pages - A4notionsOdifODIF 404 Spray and Fix Permanent Repositionable Adhesive for Craft Material - 162gthreadsUNIQUE QuiltingUNIQUE Quilting Clever Clips LargeUNIQUE Quilting Clever Clips Large - 36pcs FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditWhatsappTelegramEmail Robin Bogaert Robin Bogaert is a long arm quilter, creator and blogger at quiltingintheloft.com and has many years of quilting experience. Robin was the past owner of a quilt shop in Windsor, Ontario and now resides in Waterloo. Robin's roots in quilting are traditional, however she appreciates modern quilt design as well and considers the focus of work to be designing, teaching, trunk shows, free motion quilting, ruler work and thread painting. In addition to her passion for sharing all things quilting, Robin is busy with pattern design and sells her patterns on her website and with Craftsy.com. Robin was featured in the Summer 2016 and 2017 (Canada 150th) edition of Quilters’ Connection Magazine and is a new guest contributor at QUILTsocial.com. previous post How 128 leftover corner pieces of fabric make 2” x 2” four-patch blocks next post Getting creative with Mont Marte fabric paints and a lampshade – Part 2 YOU MAY ALSO LIKE... The trick to quilting for texture | Double... Create texture with thread painting and invisible thread... 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