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 →

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 →

”Would you ever be  good girleen and…….” Girleen Giftware is a family business run by husband Danny, wife Catherine and their 3 littleones. The name ‘Girleen’ is a tribute to their Irish backgrounds and upbringing where ‘een’ was often added to the end of words. Inparticular, Catherine’s Mam would often refer to her as a ‘good girleen’, hence the name. Girleen Giftware’s products have always reflected the family’s interests. In the early days of the business, Catherine worked independently, selling a range of Irish, Celtic and Religious goods including handmade cards with inscriptions in Irish Gaelic. The range has also recently expanded to include signs,Read More →