What makes Dupioni Silk so perfect for this project is the bias cut. When using a cone shaped, tapered lampshade it’s important that the Ribbon have some give. Starting with two yards each of these Dupioni Ribbons: Evergreen, Poppy, Pearl, Dahlia, Peridot, Pewter, Celery, and Corazon. I did have ribbon left over, but I like playing with the layering as I go. It’s the design process I enjoy most!
First I rolled on a layer of glue.
Starting with Evergreen Dupioni Silk, I started layering. It’s important to note there will be seams in this product, so be sure your ribbon is right side out!
After I added each layer of Dupioni, I added more glue.
Finally, after all the layering of Dupioni Silk was complete, I folded Corazon Dupioni over the top and bottom edges.
Lastly, I added a piece of Scarlet French Velvet at the seam.
If you create one of these shades using Ribbon Jar Dupioni, we will post all the shades and each entry will get $10 towards their next purchase!