Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Chris from Bluebell Beading. Business name: Bluebell Beading Makers name: Chris Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Delicate, colourful and functional What do you sell in Fabrication? Hand beaded jewellery with sterling silver fasteners., plus crocheted items. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? About 5 years now. I started it after a long period of illness. The hospital suggested that doing craft of some kind would be a good form of physiotherapy and enable me to get more movement in my hands.  WhatRead More →

Each week we bring you an interview with out featured seller, this week is Bethanie from Papercuts by Bethanie Business Name: Papercuts by Bethanie Maker’s Name: Bethanie Yeong Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Handcut Detailed Delicate What do you sell in Fabrication? Unique handcut papercuts of various items ranging from intricate bikes to accurate maps of the local areas. How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? I have had my own business for about 3 years now, I’ve always wanted to have my own business and be able to give unique items to anyone to brighten up their day.Read More →

Each week we bring you a short interview with our featured seller, this week is Mike from Tyto Leodis. Business name: Tyto Leodis confectionery Makers name: Mike Wallis Describe your style in no more than 3 words. Handmade, bespoke, tasty What do you sell in Fabrication? Chocolates How long have you had your own business and what made you start it? Since May last year; I started because I enjoy making chocolates and Dawn had some commercial kitchen space available, otherwise I’d still be doing this ad hoc at home and not putting them on sale. What is your workshop / studio like? It’s the Fab Kitchen! It’s like a domestic kitchen onlyRead 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 →

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 →

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 →

If you’ve been in to the shop recently you’ll have noticed that we have had a few new sellers join us in the last couple of months. Incase you haven’t, here is a quick peek at a few of them: Flapjack & Martha All my items have been handmade by under the watchful eyes of Martha my pooch; either at home or in the local craft cafe, where I enjoy a piece of flapjack 😊. Most of my fabrics are purchased from Yorkshire Fabric Ltd, where all the cottons are made in England, tweeds and wools are made in Scotland and the linens are fromRead 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 →