If you’re shopping for a gift (or just a card!) for Father’s Day then you could do far worse than paying a call to our shop in The Light, between all our sellers there is something to suit every person and every pocket. A small selection from the plethora of items our sellers have on offer is below: For something a little bit more than a “standard” card, why not chose one of these sunflower cards from Jewels – each card contains sunflower seeds. For something for his desk, you have a choice of coasters from ELM Photography and Richard Heald Photography, plus mug andRead More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Chris from Bluebell Beading. Business name: Bluebell Beading Makers name: Chris Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Delicate, colourful and functional What do you sell in Fabrication? Hand beaded jewellery with sterling silver fasteners., plus crocheted items. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? About 5 years now. I started it after a long period of illness. The hospital suggested that doing craft of some kind would be a good form of physiotherapy and enable me to get more movement in my hands.  WhatRead More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Sonia from Rowan Tree Designs. Business name: Rowan Tree Designs Makers name: Sonia Curry Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Slightly alternative wearables. What do you sell in Fabrication? I sell a range of my capes, wraps, ponchos, shrugs and wristwarmers made from everything from super-soft fleece to pure wool (including 100% recycled wool, which is exclusive to the shop). I welcome commissions if you can’t find exactly what you’re after on my rails. How long have you had your own business and what made you startRead More →

Each week we feature a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Charlotte from Bobbinaround. Business name: Bobbinaround Makers name: Charlotte Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Vibrant colourful textiles What do you sell in Fabrication? Hand felted purses, scarves and art produced from wool fibres and reused vintage mohair scarves. Often wool fibres are wet felted and stitched, and then felted again to achieve the desired effect. If you don’t see quite what you want, then I am always delighted to take on commissions and also deliver a variety of textiles workshops locally for those that want to learn a new skill. How long haveRead More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Preeti from Pattern Passion. Business name: Pattern Passion Ltd. Makers name: Preeti Gupta Describe your style in no more than 3 words. colourful and soft. What do you sell in Fabrication? I sell a variety of products in Fabrication. I create hand painted and hand drawn designs inspired by nature. These are digitally printed onto high quality silks and made into various products such as scarves, wristlets, purses, pouches, scrunchies, headbands, men’s ties and cushions. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? I started my business 3-4 yearsRead More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is the turn of Tom from Merry Band Beard Oil and Porth Mokum Co. Business name: Merry Band Beard Oil & Porth Mokum Co.  Makers name: Tom Rowlinson Describe your style in no more than 3 words: I DON’T KNOW What do you sell in Fabrication? Beard Oil, Art Prints, T-shirts & Various Accessories  How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? Since 2014. I kinda started slowy and grew into it. What is your workshop / studio like? Far too small? What are your beverage and snack of choice whenRead More →

It’s only a couple of weeks until Mother’s Day, so here at Fabrication we thought we’d put together a blog post with some ideas incase you’re wanting to buy something for the mother-figure in your life but struggling to decide what you want to buy. If you think she might like something to wear, then you could do worse than some of these earrings from Coco Wild, brooches from Contemporary Enamels and Bobbin Around, or beautiful silk scarves from Pattern Passion.     For those mums who are more likely to appreciate something that’s not to wear, how about some of Simone Crossland’s beautiful soft furnishings,Read 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 →

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 →