Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Julie from JAF Designs. Business name: JAF Designs Makers name: Julie Frazer Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Contemporary, stylish, colourful What do you sell in Fabrication? Sterling silver and gemstone jewellery, colourful hand painted aluminium jewellery, cufflinks How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? I have had my business since Oct 2014 and I started it after a short break when I was made redundant as I wanted to “work” for myself on something I had a passion for. What is your workshopRead More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Beth Kilburn. Business name: Beth Kilburn Makers name: Beth Kilburn Describe your style in no more than 3 words. atmospheric, charming, considered What do you sell in Fabrication? Original artwork, Giclee prints, painted jewellery. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? I officially launched the business in 2014, but had been working freelance as an actor since 2011. At the time I was struggling to support myself financially and the sporadic auditions and jobs made it difficult to secure part time work. Having only really worked in Theatre shows or events for the past six years I had no idea where toRead 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 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 →

This week’s blog we’re taking the time to look at a few of the new arrivals in the shop. First up, it’s the riot of colour that is these earrings by new seller Coco Wild. In their own words… We are two sisters based in Yorkshire, who love unique, colourful, statement earrings. We started Coco Wild in September 2017 as a trial at Saltaire Festival and it went amazing! We got such great feedback that we decided to keep going! All our pieces are made using cold porcelain clay, they are then hand painted, sanded down/ cleaned up & varnished to give them professional, clean finish.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 →

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 looking to treat a loved one this Valentine’s Day then head to our shop in The Light, between them our sellers have thought of everything you might need to spoil someone completely. Below is just a small selection of what’s in store, to see more check out our facebook page or call in and browse in person! From the ‘traditional’ gift of chocolate… To gorgeous scented candles…    Beautiful lacy lingerie…  And luxurious massage bars…   Plus carefully crafted jewellery to suit every style, unique cards, plenty of gifts for men and much much more…   And if you find yourself spoiltRead 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 →

A local artist from Leeds with a fascination for all things miniature, Beth preserves her tiny illustrations under clear resin to make unique and charismatic jewellery pieces. Each image captures her affection for funny little characters and sensitive eye for detail.  Originally a professional actress, Beth’s passion for jewellery grew in part from financial necessity. Struggling to find work in 2012, and facing a bleak Christmas, she rediscovered a love of illustration, creating personalised artwork for friends and family.  Curious for different ways to develop and frame her mini designs, Beth discovered resin and was immediately hooked. Initial experiments were far from perfect, but afterRead More →