Suggestions When Placing An Order
Things To Consider When Ordering or Requesting a Quote
·Measure the Lampshade Properly
1. Measure across both top and bottom opening, so that the ruler divides the circular area into two equal parts/diameter.
2. Measure the side by placing the ruler along the side seam of lampshade.
·About Fabrics for Lampshades
Almost any kind of fabrics can be used – the possibilities are endless.
Suggestions for pleated designs are the following: Silk Chiffon, Silk Georgette, Silk Charmeuse, Silk Habotai, Crepe the Chine, Silk shantung (lightweight) Cotton,Linen....
Suggestions for stretch designs include – Silk Dupionis, Silk Shantungs, Burlap, Linen, Wools and blends like Wool & Cashmere, Velvets and fabrics with a little bit more weight.
Love to Incorporate couture designer finds? The most important for each design choice is to know the flaxibility of the fabric to complement the frame and choosing the right fabric so it can capture the light depending on the surroundings and individual needs.
· Design Choices
Stretch, Box Pleat, Open Box Pleat, Knife Pleat, Pinch Pleat, Plisse Del Mar ( loose pleat), Giordino Pleat. Some of these could be combined on certain frames.
Lining Choices: Stretch or Pleated lining.
Trim Choices: Self trim (same fabric used as on lampshade), Designer trimings.
Ask about paper shade options.
Lampshade frames can be special ordered by the provided measurements. The general turnaround time is between 2-3 weeks.
Or ask about reusing your original lampshade frame ,to restore it.
Shade Completion Time
The completion time for each shade varies according to the specific requirements. This process can take from 2-5 weeks.