Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Nicola from Life’s Little Blessings. Business name: Life’s Little Blessings Makers name: Nicola Alker Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Cute, colourful, uplifting What do you sell in Fabrication? I sell pyrographed wooden signs and hand stitched appliqué and embroideries which are either framed, stretched over canvas or made into cute fabric banners. I also make hand stitched fabric cards and wooden and fabric jewellery and accessories. Everything is designed and handmade by me in co-ordinating designs and themes using natural materials, like lovely birch wood, cotton and linen fabrics andRead 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 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 →

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 →

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 →

Well, it has felt like an eternity since the fire that destroyed the Fabrication workshop over a year ago, but we’re very pleased to say that Fabrication2 has now launched and is open for business! So what is it?! Spread over 2 floors the workshop contains a textile floor, jewellery/metalwork/leatherwork/woodwork floor and a commercial kitchen. The fully equipped space is available to rent either full time or on a adhoc basis including machines, industrial iron, cutting tables, buttonholer, jewellery benches, commercial kitchen etc. (open late one night a week) We also have room for fittings, railing up, photography etc from £5ph for adhoc use Run byRead More →

If you’ve not been in the shop in the last couple of months then you’re in for a treat with some of our newest sellers. Just when you think we stock everything you might need we go and add a few more… Simone Crossland Contemporary Artist Simone Crossland is renowned for her colourful floral canvases in an impressionistic style. Simone has extended her art into beautiful, bold and vibrant handmade coasters and clocks that are sure to create a stunning focal point and bring joy to your home or office. Silver and Stone Jewellery Design I’m Helen Drye, I design and make silver jewellery usingRead More →

This is the time of year when you start to think in earnest about changing over to your warmer weather wardrobe. If you’re anything like me, as you pull out the old summer favourites you can’t help but long for some new things to add in to the mix, and if that’s the case then our talented designers have produced some beautiful pieces that will help you refresh your wardrobe: The long awaited collection from Ages of Elegance is inspired by 1930’s cruise outfits, and includes the following… Fitted cotton Chinese style dress with button front and low back, available in a variety of coloursRead More →