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 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the second annual Gingham Saturday is here again! Taking place this coming Saturday, 5th December, this event sees the majority of Fabrication’s sellers offering discounts on a wide range of items for one day only, so why not pop in and grab yourself a bargain? It also coincides neatly with Small Business Saturday, and what better way to support your local small businesses than buying your Christmas presents (or a treat for yourself) from a shop full of the work of Yorkshire micro-businesses?Read More →