Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Nicola from Drifting DownTime. Business name: Drifting DownTime Makers name: Nicola Furbisher Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Natural, freestyle, windswept (!) What do you sell in Fabrication? Treasures from the seashore crafted into unique gifts for a loved one or the home. Each Drifting DownTime piece is unique and made with love. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? Finding things, knowing we’ll never know the full story. I guess it’s the mystery and unknowable backstory that draws me time and time again toRead More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Linette from Anachronalia. Business name: Anachronalia Makers name: Linette Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Steeped in History What do you sell in Fabrication? I sell books, letter sets, stationery, bookmarks, temporary tattoos, book making kits, and miniature books as jewellery. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? Anachronalia has existed since 2012. I started it for two reasons, the first was that I wanted to break away from sitting in front of a computer 9-5, seven days a week. The second was because IRead More →

Spotlight on the Seller is back for 2018! This year we are changing the blog format a little, and bringing you a short interview with each maker. This week is Emma from ELM Photography. Business name: Elm Photography Maker’s name: Emma Manners Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Colourful, creative and unfiltered . What do you sell in Fabrication? I sell my photographs as cards, prints, coasters and  key rings  and I also sell small collages as cards . How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? I have been running Elm Photography since 2014 . I decided toRead More →

While everyone has been recovering from the Christmas and New Year festivities and tucked up away from the ice and snow our sellers have been busy in their studios preparing a plethora of delights for Valentine’s Day. Whether you want to keep it simple and just get a nice card, are planning to pop “The Question” or something inbetween there is something for you in store. To start you off, photographer Emma Manners has these delightfully fresh cards and prints… If you are looking to stick with more traditional gifts then we have some beautiful jewellery from JAFDesigns and Bluebell Beading amongst others And someRead More →

If you’re anything like me (Sonia) then it’s this time of year when you start to realise the gaps in your winter wardrobe and long for a few new bits to wrap yourself up in and keep warm. Fortunately our sellers in Fabrication have the answer to your problems! Rowan Tree Designs has a range of wraps made from super soft fleece (vegan friendly!) or recycled wool, and ponchos made from the same recycled wool fabric. Speaking of recycled wool, did you know the shop has recently had a delivery of the fab blankets that Rowan Tree Designs makes their wraps and ponchos from, ifRead More →

If you’ve been in to the shop recently you’ll have noticed that we have had a few new sellers join us in the last couple of months. Incase you haven’t, here is a quick peek at a few of them: Flapjack & Martha All my items have been handmade by under the watchful eyes of Martha my pooch; either at home or in the local craft cafe, where I enjoy a piece of flapjack 😊. Most of my fabrics are purchased from Yorkshire Fabric Ltd, where all the cottons are made in England, tweeds and wools are made in Scotland and the linens are fromRead More →

Our regulars will know that we’re not a place to break out the tinsel and baubles early, but we know that people do like to start planning and spread their Christmas spending out and our sellers have been planning accordingly. Alongside some more traditional gift ideas we have some lovely pieces that definitely wouldn’t be found anywhere else on the high street, all handmade in Yorkshire. If you’re wanting to add to your festive decor then sellers like Drifting DownTime and Glass Bubble have some beautiful ornaments for the tree or just about the house… Drifting DownTime’s driftwood scenes have been proving popular ever sinceRead More →

New artists, designers and makers at Fabrication Leeds As usual the first part of the year has been a busy one in terms of new sellers joining us in store. We know it can be hard to keep track of new additions, so we thought we’d introduce a few of them here:   Yorkshire More Yorkshire More is a social enterprise based in Leeds, making jams and chutneys in support of mental health.  We do this by engaging volunteers, many of whom are affected directly or indirectly by mental health difficulties, in the making, labelling and selling of the jams and chutneys. There have beenRead More →

It’s one of those Day’s which can feel like a bit of a challenge – how do you come up with something for the father figure in your life which will make him smile but not break the bank? Luckily our sellers have been hard at work to come up with some solutions for you… If you’re after a card, why not take a look at some of these from these retro cards from original photos by Richard Heald: For the food lover, then we have these cute biscuits in store from Bloom Bakers which can even be personalised with your own message (price fromRead More →

Regular visitors to the shop may remember the arrival towards the end of last year of a small bunny, lost by their owner. After living on our counter for a while in the hope of a reunion Little Lost Bunny decided to put their time to good use and head out to work as an apprentice with some of the craftspeople who sell their work through the shop. His adventures will continue throughout the year, but here is a round-up of where he’s been so far… He started off with ELM photography, learning about photographer’s obsession with the light and how to use props forRead More →