Fabrication Crafts secures National Lottery support to research the history of heritage crafts on Coney Street Fabrication Crafts is excited to announce that it has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £9,700, for a heritage project researching and reinvigorating the heritage crafts that have been created and traded on Coney Street in York City Centre. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, we will work with local people to identify the trades and skills that once made this a vibrant trading area for artisans and crafts people. Supported through The National Lottery Heritage Fund, based on the research findings we willRead 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 →

Bobbinaround is based in Leeds in my home studio. I take inspiration from nature, whether it’s textures, shapes or colour, incorporating my love for textiles. Fabrication has given me a fantastic opportunity to showcase my work in the centre of Leeds. A large range of textile materials are used in my work, but I like to specialise in the use of wool, whether it’s using the fibres to create felt or traditional wool suiting fabrics to produce home furnishings. I enjoy experimenting with the materials of my craft when producing a hand felted product. Often wool fibres and are wet felted and stitched, and thenRead More →