Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Kate from Twice Fired. Business name: Twice Fired Makers name: Kate Park Describe your style in no more than 3 words.  Timeless, Ethereal, Classic What do you sell in Fabrication? Glass art, jewellery and homeware. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? I have been selling in Fabrication for two years. I love working with glass. What is your workshop / studio like? My Studio in Farsley, Leeds… What are your beverage and snack of choice when working? Coffee and smoothies, never a snickers ! What do you findRead 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 →

Summer is the time to think about introducing some new homes for wildlife into your garden. With loss of habitats as we build on more city fringes and farmers work the land more intensively gardens have become a vital space for wildlife. However the modern garden can be too tidy and lacks the fallen logs and hollow trees of the old wildwood.  It is also fantastic to see wildlife and by providing them with a “home” you can enjoy watching their comings and goings. Hollybush Woodworkers, selling through Fabrication in Leeds Light, offer a range of wildlife homes including barrel topped hedgehog shelters, sparrow terraces,Read 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 →

It’s Spring Cleaning season, and what better way to refresh the look of your house than with some new artwork? Changing a few of the pieces that are hanging on your walls can really change the look of a room without all of the upheaval of decorating. Or, if you’ve already decorated, a well chosen picture can complete your room’s new look. We have a range of artists’ work in the shop, with prices to suit all budgets, a selection of which are featured below. Anna Urban, the talent behind Mesmerize Garden by Anna Urban, has recently finished this glorious large acrylic painting featuring aRead More →

Since our sellers have been busy since the start of the year coming up with new product designs for the shop we thought it was about time we showed off a few of them. All the products below have arrived in-store in the last couple of months, and one of them is even a shop exclusive! Bethanie Yeong Papercuts has added these intricate pram glass papercuts, the perfect gift to welcome a new arrival:     These ponchos made from the 100% recycled wool of the Fab Blankets are a Fabrication exclusive by Rowan Tree Designs, and priced at just £30:   Emma Manners hasRead More →

If you’re anything like us you’ll be feeling the cold this week so we thought it would be the perfect time to focus on some of our items that you can wrap yourself up in, curl up on and wrap your hands round to make yourself a little bit more toasty. Starting with wrapping yourself up, how about one of these beautiful cushions or blankets:   To curl up on, one of Emily Farncombe Upholstery’s stylish chairs: And to wrap your hands round, some of Margaret Glackin’s lovely ceramics:   Or these quirky mug warmers: As always, this is just a taste of what weRead More →

What a difference 3 years makes! Today marks Fabrication’s third birthday, the perfect time to look back at how far we’ve come. In the beginning it was just a shell of a shop, with marks on the wall left from the previous occupants: But it took shape, and in October 2012 we were proud to open our doors to the public with 40 sellers: 180 sellers have joined us since then. Our shop in The Light is brimming with beautiful handmade goods from our 83 sellers, some of whom are still with us from that first day: In celebration of our shop going from strengthRead More →

I am an artist based in Sheffield and specializing in the textile and fine arts field.  My signature is to create a unique touch using traditional techniques and materials for a wide range of products such as hand painted, one-of-a-kind floral silk garments, silk scarves and paintings, as well as quirky happy illustrations onto homeware products to create a bright interior element and bring a smile to everyday life. My work is primarily inspired by things around me, such as symbols and metaphors used in fairy tales and, reflecting beautiful emotions and nature through use vibrant colours. My most popular line of products is funnyRead More →

When we created Prim & Proper By Maxi we wanted to create a brand that you can trust, being born and bred in Yorkshire has helped us create a truly British Brand.  All our candles are made from 100% natural soy wax which burns cleaner and lasts up to 50% longer, which is less harmful to you and the environment.  They are all hand poured in my small kitchen with love. We believe that candles and home fragrances are the best way of creating ambiance around your home. Fragrance in your home allows you to relax, whether that is entertaining guests, a relaxing sofa dayRead More →