Tag Archives: liner repair
While I was repairing the liner of this antique pleated lampshade, I could not figure out what kind of fitting held this lampshade on the lamp, or even what the lamp base looked like. I knew it was vintage. As promised, my customer sent me pictures of the lamp in its entirety. What an absolutely […]
Liners deteriorate, over time, due to light bulbs. The lamp base will last forever, but the shade will not. Often times, the lampshade cover will not be damaged but the liner will shred just by touching it. Once the liner starts to tear it falls apart. I am able to remove the original trim, […]
This elegant brocade lampshade had a deteriorating liner. Liners deteriorate and shred but the liners can be replaced and original trim re-applied. The new liner in this lampshade was replaced with silk. Silk is a long term fix and is as pretty as the cover itself.
Large drum lampshade liner repair. This shade sits on a lamp with a glass globe. I relined the shade with tricot fabric. It is a a sheer fabric and works well on a lamp that has a globe holding the shade. The globe filters the light, so the sheer liner allows maximum light through the […]
Old pleated lampshade cover in great condition, but the liner needed replaced. I replace lampshade liners regularly. It is nice because there is typically no visible difference to the shade, except when the trim is replaced. Over time, the trim, being on the very top of the shade, collects dust and discolors. Sometimes replacing the […]
This chandelier is a beautiful light. The candlelight shades have the original cover and trim. The deteriorating liners have been replaced with charmeuse silk. The silk liners have been treated with fire retardant. The fire retardant gave the silk a different look, but still an elegant finish. I was glad to know […]