http://https://www.facebook.com/FabricationCrafts/videos/3051195618303556/ Hello there Fabbie fans! Long time, no blog so we thought we had better start it up again. Firstly we hope you are all safe and well during these uncertain times. We have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure our shops in Leeds and York are super clean and following all the latest safety guidelines relating to Covid 19. We have hand sanitiser as you enter, social distancing measures clearly marked, counter screens and our sellers have protective visors too which we are each decorating so they look less like chemical warfare masks and a bit more fun to give us allRead More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Louisa and Wendy from Kemp Arts. Business name: Kemp Arts Makers name: Makers Louisa & Wendy Kemp (mother, daughter partnership) Describe your style in no more than 3 words. modern, handmade, happy! What do you sell in Fabrication? We sell a collection of original artwork inspired by texture, travel and cityscapes / skylines. Also collections of ceramics, the ‘people’ range with a focus on family and friendship and a love of gingerbread men! Our hearts & stars collections and circle range are ceramic combined with recycled glass as their centres. We sell giftRead 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 →

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 →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Linette from Anachronalia. Business name: Anachronalia Makers name: Linette Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Steeped in History What do you sell in Fabrication? I sell books, letter sets, stationery, bookmarks, temporary tattoos, book making kits, and miniature books as jewellery. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? Anachronalia has existed since 2012. I started it for two reasons, the first was that I wanted to break away from sitting in front of a computer 9-5, seven days a week. The second was because IRead More →

Spotlight on the Seller is back for 2018! This year we are changing the blog format a little, and bringing you a short interview with each maker. This week is Emma from ELM Photography. Business name: Elm Photography Maker’s name: Emma Manners Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Colourful, creative and unfiltered . What do you sell in Fabrication? I sell my photographs as cards, prints, coasters and  key rings  and I also sell small collages as cards . How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? I have been running Elm Photography since 2014 . I decided 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 →

christmas shopping event leeds, Support independant retailers this year

Christmas Shopping Event Leeds Christmas Shopping Event Leeds, Support independant retailers this year and come and join us for our annual christmas shopping night. There will be discounts on some items, mulled wine, using our Bloom Bakers syrups and Seasonal Larder cordials. As well as chocolate tastings from Tyto Leodis We’ve a lucky dip full of unique offerings from our sellers, several of whom will be on hand to discuss their products Many items are one off pieces so you can be assured of getting something really exclusive, from very talented individuals at an affordable price You can pick up lots of lovely items, fromRead 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 →