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 →

Bobbinaround is based in Leeds in my home studio. I take inspiration from nature, whether it’s textures, shapes or colour, incorporating my love for textiles. Fabrication has given me a fantastic opportunity to showcase my work in the centre of Leeds. A large range of textile materials are used in my work, but I like to specialise in the use of wool, whether it’s using the fibres to create felt or traditional wool suiting fabrics to produce home furnishings. I enjoy experimenting with the materials of my craft when producing a hand felted product. Often wool fibres and are wet felted and stitched, and thenRead More →

Whether you have caught the sewing bug from Great British Sewing Bee, want to try an new skill like making a beautiful crystal tiara, or simply want to “tart up your tat” then Fabrication has a workshop for you. Workshops are running through the summer for sewing, lampshade making, jewellery, perfumery, darwing, chocolate making… the list goes on and on.  Workshops are run by Fabrication’s dedicated and talented craftspeople, each has a passion for and knowledge of their craft that is second to none. You can find your perfect workshop and book on line at Fabrication’s website. Booking is essential as class sizes are limited. Learn aRead More →

Dec 5th/6th Christmas Accessories and Vintage Glamour weekend SaturdayMake a Fabric Scarf 10-12.30pmMake a glamorous fabric scarf or shawl. Learn how to roll a hem and add bead trim£20 + materials Vintage Hair and Makeup 1.00pm-5.pm Join burlesque bombshell Anna Fur Laxis for a vintage hair and makeup session. you will be taught how to do roll, curl, and flick getting you ready for the party season SundayMake a fabric clutch. 10.30-1.00You should have basic sewing skills for this class and know how to use a machine. You may bring your own to use in the classCost £20 + materialsSimple Bead Jewellery 2.00pm-4.00pmLearn how toRead More →