If you’re shopping for a gift (or just a card!) for Father’s Day then you could do far worse than paying a call to our shop in The Light, between all our sellers there is something to suit every person and every pocket. A small selection from the plethora of items our sellers have on offer is below: For something a little bit more than a “standard” card, why not chose one of these sunflower cards from Jewels – each card contains sunflower seeds. For something for his desk, you have a choice of coasters from ELM Photography and Richard Heald Photography, plus mug andRead More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Sonia from Rowan Tree Designs. Business name: Rowan Tree Designs Makers name: Sonia Curry Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Slightly alternative wearables. What do you sell in Fabrication? I sell a range of my capes, wraps, ponchos, shrugs and wristwarmers made from everything from super-soft fleece to pure wool (including 100% recycled wool, which is exclusive to the shop). I welcome commissions if you can’t find exactly what you’re after on my rails. How long have you had your own business and what made you startRead 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 →

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 →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is the turn of Tom from Merry Band Beard Oil and Porth Mokum Co. Business name: Merry Band Beard Oil & Porth Mokum Co.  Makers name: Tom Rowlinson Describe your style in no more than 3 words: I DON’T KNOW What do you sell in Fabrication? Beard Oil, Art Prints, T-shirts & Various Accessories  How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? Since 2014. I kinda started slowy and grew into it. What is your workshop / studio like? Far too small? What are your beverage and snack of choice whenRead More →

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 →

If you’re anything like me (Sonia) then it’s this time of year when you start to realise the gaps in your winter wardrobe and long for a few new bits to wrap yourself up in and keep warm. Fortunately our sellers in Fabrication have the answer to your problems! Rowan Tree Designs has a range of wraps made from super soft fleece (vegan friendly!) or recycled wool, and ponchos made from the same recycled wool fabric. Speaking of recycled wool, did you know the shop has recently had a delivery of the fab blankets that Rowan Tree Designs makes their wraps and ponchos from, ifRead 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 →

Launching LEEDS Fashion Festival, and in conjunction with the The Leeds Fashion and Craft Network, you are warmly invited to celebrate the work of the independent designers of Leeds with an informal event at Fabrication Crafts Leeds’ independent department store on Friday 4th March, 6pm – 8.30pm. We’ll have special festival cocktails, make overs, massages and lots more! Confirmed designers taking part so far are: Ages Of Elegance Bo CarterButterfly BeadingChic-y CowDazarocks Gwein ReidIsaac Ava Jewellery By TrudyLuana Poerio Magnolia RestrepoMerry Band of Plague DoctorsOh Frances  Pattern Passion Rowan Tree Designs Tess Tickle’s TreasuresTwice Fired  Urban Fox Zara Mia AvaZoe Barber While the event is freeRead More →