Category Archives: Fabric Lampshades

F. Cooper Lampshade Liners Repaired, Replaced

  Lampshade liner repairs, liners replaced, original trim re-attached.  Beautiful pair of F Cooper shades with covers in mint condition.  Vintage lampshade liners split, crack, deteriorate over time.  Replace shredding liners at the first signs of the liner fabric becoming brittle and cracking. Original F Cooper Shades with shredding liners:     Liners replaced:  

Lamp Shade Liner Repair, Replace, Victorian “Roseart” Lampshade, New York

Lampshade:  “Custom Taylored by Roseart, Fifth Avenue, New York”  This 35 year old “Roseart” shade was shredding, tearing and turning to dust.  The liner has been replaced.  The brocade cover is in mint condition. Shredding liner:   Replaced Liner:   The original trim was replaced on this victorian brocade lampshade.  The heat from standard light […]

Small Miniature Lamp with Shade Liner Replaced, Restored

The lampshade liner has been replaced on this very small boudior shade,  The entire lamp is only 18” high.  The ceramic lamp base is a personal lamp and the shade is in-house for a liner repair.   These miniature lamps are the prettiest accent lighting.     The very small lampshade liner was deteriorating from age […]

FABRIC LAMPSHADE LIGHTING SAFETY, CAUTION!

I restore lamp shades of all shapes, sizes and materials.  The following pictures are of a table light lamp with a fabric lampshade that had a 150 watt bulb.  The pictures are frightening!  The elderly seem to be most at risk trying to read by a table light.   A reading light with a metal […]

ANTIQUE COLONIAL LAMPS WITH BALLERINA SHADES

This pair of Victorian Lamps with restored Ballerina shades are in mint condition.  These historic lamps are a rare find, especially with original shades.  The lamps are a Keepsake from her Mother. My client was kind enough to share pictures of the restored Ballerina Shades on their Antique Victorian Lamp bases!          Thank […]

VINTAGE LAMPSHADE REPAIR, BALLERINA SHADES

Ballerina Lampshades with replaced liners.  The original covers were replaced after the lamp shade liner repair.     There are probably very few of these shades around today.  The ruffled covers were cleaned using a vacuum and lint roller.  The ruffled covers were three times the size of the lamp shade frame.  

Florida Lampshade Restored for Vintage Swing-Arm Lamp

Vintage swing arm lamps are particularly nice beside a chair.  They typically sit on a globe and have an arm extension that is adjustable.     The original cover was shredding.  The wire was also rusting and needed treated and painted before even starting the fabric restoration.  If you do not treat a rusting wire, […]

Antique 1960’s French Drum Lampshades Restored, Relined

These Antique 1960’s French table lampshades are the largest fabric drum shades I have ever worked on.  The dimensions are 18” top by 19” bottom and 20” high.  The “Classic By Diane” lampshades are completely hand sewn, trim and all.  Her lampshades are impeccable.  The golden striped lampshade covers are most unusual.  The shades are […]

GREAT LAKES LIGHTING RESTORATION, LAMPSHADE RESTORATION

GREAT LAKES RESTORATION is a lighting restoration service.  They restore vintage chandeliers, sconce lights and floor lamps just to mention a few.  We worked together on this vintage floor lamp.   The vintage ivory and gold floor lamp base has been completely tore down, cleaned and rewired.  The detail in this lamp base is beautiful. […]

LAMPSHADE LINER REPLACED, SHADE RESTORED, OHIO

This lampshade liner was shredding and falling inside the lampshade near the light bulb.  My client removed the lampshade liner just to hold onto her lamp.  It was purchased to match her decor and she did not want to replace the lamp,  just repair the shade.     I replaced the liner and, as always, […]