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Lamp Shade Sewer

Fabricate lampshades from material, such as silk.

What does a Lamp Shade Sewer do?

Fabricates lampshades from material, such as silk, following patterns and using scissors, needle and thread, and sewing machine: Places specified material on table and marks cutting lines on materials, following pattern. Cuts shade sections from material, using scissors. Sews sections together to form shade covering, using single needle sewing machine. Winds tape around upper and lower rings of frame. Draws shade covering over frame and bastes covering to tape on rings. Sews material to frame and trims material with scissors. Sews trimming around top and bottom of shade. Sews wire to edge of shade to reinforce edge and retain shape.