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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Easter doesn’t have to be all about the chocolate (although if you get down to the shop quickly we have some beautiful easter chocs to tempt you!), we also have some beautiful items if you’re looking to decorate your home.Sara Gartside Designs has made some spring themed additions to her range of handpainted, jewel embellished, heart shaped keepsakes. Sizes start at 5cm wide for £6.50. Or cheer up your breakfast time with these cute little egg-warmers… If you like to give Easter cards, then these handmade cards by Emma Manners should go down well (£2.75 each) And if you’re looking for the perfect gift, howRead 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 →

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 →

Since we’re in a leap year and it’s approaching the 29th February, the day when traditionally it’s the woman’s turn to do the proposing, we thought we’d use the opportunity to give anyone (of any gender) who’s planning to propose to their loved one a hand with planning a romantic meal. With the exception of the soup these recipes all use ingredients which can be found in the shop, and as you can see look ever so appetising served in Margaret Glackin’s beautiful ceramics. Plus while you’re in the shop you can buy everything else you might need, including the jewellery. To start: Ireshopeburn ChestnutRead More →

As per usual for the time of year we’ve had a lot of new sellers arrive recently to join us in Fabrication, so we thought it was about time we gave you a round-up of who’s new in store. So, in no particular order, we are pleased to introduce to you… Creation Crafts Creation crafts sell both finished products or, for the crafter, the paper is available in sheets. The beautiful designs are based on kimono fabrics and are all hand printed in Japan.     Little Wings Butterflies If you are looking for an unique and bespoke little gift come and have a lookRead More →