Eco printed lampshades

My first eco-printing lampshade workshop is on Saturday 2nd November, 10am at The Dotty gallery, Leicestershire. Print a colourful, bold or abstract design on paper using locally sourced fruits and vegetables. Turn you print into a professionally rolled edge drum lampshade.

All materials are provided, including lampshade kits, printing materials, tools, paper and produce from Rachel's allotment, but you're welcome to bring along your own. Refreshments included and extra lampshade kits will be available to buy on the day.


Last Fair before Christmas

I will be at the Stamford Quality Market for my last event of 2017. I will have lots of unusual gifts and to make room for new stock, I will be selling my fabric lampshades half price!!

Stamford Arts Centre

Sunday December 3rd at 11am

I look forward to seeing you there.

Stamford Quality Market

Start your Christmas shopping early this year, see me in Stamford on Sun 22nd October for this great event at the Arts Centre.

Map lampshades - Christmas Orders

Map lampshades make perfect Christmas gifts for friends and family. I can make lampshades  to order, personalised with meaningful locations and maps, order early to avoid disappointment.


Wymondham Vintage Day, Norfolk

This Sunday 10th September I will be trading at the Wymondham Vintage Day. This delightful Norfolk town centre is hosting a day of Vintage activities, displays, music, stalls and all round fun between 10am and 4pm. I hope to see you there.

The Vintage Carnival

We are very excited to be trading at the Vintage Carnival on September 2nd at the Nottingham Racecourse. Visit for more information

Hungarton Open Gardens

We hope to see you next weekend at this years Open Gardens in the delightful village of Hungarton in Leicestershire. I will be there on the 10th and 11th June, 11am-5pm.


Next Lampshade Making Workshop

Tuesday 14th March, 2017, 6-8.30pm at Rutland Sewing, Ashwell, Nr Oakham, Rutland. To book call 01572 756468

Hope to see you there

Next Lampshade workshop

Thursday March 2nd at 6pm at Coco, 11 Windsor Street, Melton Mowbray. To book call 01664 563777. Hope to see you there.

Lou Lous Nottingham vintage fair

I had a great time at the fair last weekend. Met lots of lovely makers, stall holders and admirers of my work. Looking forward to the next one!

First Old School Makers

Theo and I enjoyed hosting the first ever Old School Makers children's craft club in our local village halll. He and 9 other local children had a lot of fun making box monsters and clay coasters. The next workshop is at 10am on Saturday 18th February.

Lampshade workshop postponed

The lampshade workshop on Thursday 26th January at Coco in Melton Mowbray has been postponed, new date coming soon!

Old School Makers - Children's Craft Workshops

I am running my first children's craft club in Sproxton Village Hall for local children aged 5-11 from 10am-12noon. £10 per session. I have 4 spaces left for the first session which is on Saturday 28th January. Please contact me if you are interested.