A Lamp Shade from Spaghetti (Fabric) Yarn with long Strips

A Lamp Shade from Spaghetti (Fabric) Yarn with long Strips

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This long lamp shade is made from two lamp shades wrapped with fabric yarn and assembled. Long strips of spaghetti (fabric) yarn are hanging from underneath the lamp shades.
Guide step 1
Step 1.
Make a small ball of yarn in order to wind the yarn around the lamp shade more easily.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Start by securing the end of the yarn with a glue gun onto the inside ring at the top of the lamp shade.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Feed the yarn around the outer ring at the top of the lamp shade and around the bottom ring of the lamp shade.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Now feed the yarn on the inside of the lamp shade and up around the outer ring at the top.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
Feed the yarn from the inside around the inside ring at the top. Continue to wind the yarn in this manner until the lamp shade is covered completely. When the ball of yarn is finished, secure the end onto the lamp shade with a glue gun and continue with a new small ball of yarn.
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Please note that the outer thread overlaps the inner thread of yarn so that the inner thread is not visible. Finish by attaching the yarn end onto the inside of the shade with a blob of glue.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Cut 140 cm long fabric yarn strips in all five colours. Tie the strips onto one lamp shade with a knot.
Guide step 8
Step 8.
Trim the strips to a length of 65 cm.
Guide step 9
Step 9.
Pull the outer layer of strings to one side and trim the inner layer so that it measures 5.5 cm.
Guide step 10
Step 10.
Cut a small piece of floral wire and tie the two lamp shades together between each colour change.
Guide step 11
Step 11.
Tie a piece of black spaghetti (fabric) yarn around a lolly stick and insert it through the top of the top lamp shade. You can now hang the lamp shade.
Guide step 12
Step 12.
A Tip: Insert LED fairy lights inside the lamp shade to get more light. It is important that it doesn't get too hot; use LED fairy lights.

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