Choose your Shade – from Fabrics to Feather shades

Choose your Shade – from Fabrics to Feather shades

Choose your Shade – from Fabrics to Feather shades


Your choice of fabric depends on the style of lampshade.
Choose from a wide variety of fabrics including:
• Silk
• Chiffon
• Linen
• Cotton
• Horsehair
• Wall Paper, Handmade Paper
• Parchment or Faux Parchment
• Card
• Suede or Faux Suede
• Leather or Faux Leather and Vellum
• Ribbon, Felt, String, Raffia and Feathers
• Fabric can be supplied through A Shade Above or you can supply your own (COM).

Classic soft shades

(incorporating a wire frame and fabric lining)
• Stretched fabric
• Knife or Box Pleats
• Pleated and Smocked
• Gathered
• Various interiors
• Trimmings

Contemporary Laminated Shades

We laminate your choice of fabric, usually silk, linen, cotton, horsehair or wallpaper on to a card or pvc backing. The edges can be “rolled” to give a clean modern look or trimmed to match the lampbase and/or specific room features such as the curtains or overall decor.
You have a choice of interiors and colours.
• White or translucent
• Matt or shiny gold or matt or shiny silver
• Wallpaper or fabrics
• Trimmings

Card and Parchment Shades

Inexpensive but effective shades – ideal for simply and effectively enhancing a very stylised lamp base.
Card shades are hand made and machine finished in standard card colours – white, china white, cream, black, burgundy and dark brown.
Other colours can be obtained to order with minimum quantities.
Painted card shades are sprayed to order.   We have a colour matching paint service if required.

Raffia Shades

In Natural or Brown Faux Raffia (other colours can be ordered but minimum orders apply).
Ideal for Conservatories and very popular with restaurants, hotel, pub and bar installations etc.

Feather Shades

Our feather shades are very special indeed – handmade in every respect- with each feather checked, trimmed and individually applied to achieve a thick sumptuous finish – a truly luxurious product.