crochet jute twine lampshades

crochet jute twine lampshades

crochet jute twine lampshades

These crochet twine lampshades are part of what is probably one of the most exciting projects I’ve ever been a part of, and really the one that first started me off as a real fiber artist. Before this project, I had made a few different pieces, including mini baskets crocheted from jute twine. I had tried selling these baskets on Etsy, but to no avail. However, after several weeks of attempting to sell them, I was contacted by a designer for Aria Group Architects, who then asked if I would be able to recreate these baskets in much larger sizes, paint them, and flip them upside-down to become lampshades. Um, yes! She sent me specifications and blueprints and I was off. The exciting thing about these lampshades is they turned out exactly the way I wanted them to, and I made every single one by hand. These now hang in a public restaurant for all to see, and I couldn’t be more pleased.

What: Custom crochet twine lampshades for Nando’s Peri Peri.

How: After designing a pattern for each individual size according to architectural blueprints and specifications, each lamp was crocheted by hand from jute twine and hand-painted.

Who: Aria Group Architects.