His & Hers Bedside Lamps
I have one more coffee sack project to share. I started with a gang of sad, ugly Goodwill lamp shades. I decided to work on the little ones first to make a “His” & “Hers” set.
I cut three long strips from coffee sacks (about 1.5 x the diameter of the shade) for the “girly shade.” I sewed large stitches with twine and pulled the twine at the end of the strip before tying to create the ruffled look. The bottom ruffle I sewed right down the middle; for the other ruffles I sewed at the top of the strip.
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I arranged the ruffles and secured them with a lot of strategically placed hot glue. I then added some vintage lace to the “girly lamp.”
For the “manly lamp” I just glued a large piece of coffee sack on, keeping the braided edge of the piece for the bottom to make a more “finished” looking seam. There is one vertical seam line in the back of this shade. I really like how they turned out! Look for more fun lamp shades at the market!!
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