''Thank you so much for a wonderful workshop. I enjoyed it so much. The whole family love the lampshade. It's going in the front bedroom and gives me the perfect opportunity to paint an old wooden lampstand that's in our garage''

'' I attended Ria's lampshade workshop  and loved it. A very kind and patient teacher that offers lots of reassurance and advice. Her own designs are unique and beautiful.''

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Ria is an Artist, Designer and Maker specialising in printed textiles. Her studio and shop based in rural Northamptonshire, showcases her original, colourful screen printed, hand painted and digitally printed designs which are handmade into unique homewares and soft furnishings. 

''Amazing day, loved every minute. My lampshade now is sitting proudly in the living room. Super thank you Ria.''

''I attended Ria's lampshade making course. It was so good. A really relaxed and enjoyable day. It felt fantastic to create our own shade designs and Ria was so helpful and inspiring. I would definitely recommend this course...you don't have to be brilliant at drawing or anything...everyone can have a go. Thanks to Ria''

Ria Rich 

Old Dairy Farm Craft Centre

Upper Stowe
nr Weedon



Ria can adapt her own designs to suit your personal colour tastes and choices, Or create something completely unique to you and your home decor may it be a Lampshade, Cushions, Wallpaper or even a hand painted mural....

To discuss your requirements, please contact Ria direct



Ria offers a choice of workshops, suitable for all abilities in her Studio at the Old Dairy Farm Craft Centre, Upper Stowe Northamptonshire.

Introduction to Silk Screen Printing

This taster session will teach you the basics of screen printing: designing a print, creating stencils and printing your finished design using printing inks. All materials will be supplied, plus a tote bag to print on. You may also bring your own fabric/paper to print on if you wish. You'll not only take away a new skill, but a beautiful piece of work you've created yourself!
Weekdays & Weekends 10am - 4pm £55.00 per person

Fabric Printing and Lampshade Making

Create a fabulous design to compliment your home by learning how to print onto cotton and linens using screens, stencils, resists and fabric printing techniques. You will then use the fabric you have designed and printed to construct and cover a 20cm drum lampshade which is yours to take home. All materials are included.
Weekdays & Weekends 10am - 4pm £65.00 per person  

Upcycling / Lampshade Making

This workshop is a great way to upcycle any odd scraps of fabric or wallpaper you may already have creating a unique piece to compliment your home whilst also learning the skill of lampshade making. A 20cm drum lampshade kit will be provided for you to use. 
Weekdays & Weekends 11am - 2pm £35.00 per person 

Other Information   

​There is a maximum of four students per workshop so you will be given plenty of individual guidance to help develop your work. 

For a supplimentary cost of £15.00pp a two course lunch at The Barn Resturant 
can be added to your booking including Tea/Coffee on arrival, lunch in the restaurant and a slice of cake and refreshment in the afternoon. 

To book, please contact riayrich@outlook.com or 07854785050 quoting your preferred workshop choice. 

A 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking.