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Classes at Fabrications

Join our popular classes in a variety of textile techniques - Knitting, Crochet, Embroidery, Patchwork Quilting, Sewing, Upcycling.......

Expert tuition, materials resource, tea+ biscuits, supportive, social and lots of fun!


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Craft is very sociable! Craft is ideal for community cohesion! Craft is great for family learning! In short Craft rocks! The Fabrications team is available to hire at your event! We have tried and tested activities or can tailor to your event's theme and objectives.

Have a look at some of the activities and events we've already been a part of.



'The Imaginerium'
(Fabrications new education centre)

Designed by Delvendahl + Martin architects and shorlisted for the NLA's 'Don't Move, Improve!' award in conjunction with Riba and Elle Decoration and Hackney's design Awards.
Walk through the back of the shop into another world! Discover unique upcycled fixtures, furnishings and furniture by Barley Massey and the social enterprise Out of the Dark.
This beautiful, large, light studio is fully equipped with support from Brother sewing machines. Why not join one of our classes or events? To find out more visit our calender.
Schools + Colleges

About the Space
Hands on workshops or presentations in a variety of textile techniques, innovative upcycling ideas, research methods, sustainable thinking, running a small business.....
Groups, Clubs + Parties

Case  Studies

We can also bring our skills to your group or club, whether as a one off 'happening' or an ongoing collaborative project.

Or how about a craft party? Whether it's a baby shower, kids party, hen party or team buiding. We've got lots of crafty ideas, resources and experience for your special occasion!


The Imaginerium space is available to hire for crafty parties, team building / corporate events, photo and film shoots, as a seminar space, a relaxed meeting space or perhaps something else?

To find out more or get a quote, please contact us

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Barley Massey
Fabrications creator and recently described by the Evening Standard as "London's Eco Queen' 

Katherine May
Contemporary quilt maker and teacher. Katherine has worked with Liberty, The V&A, Fashion & Textiles Museum and Fabrications!

Sue Russell
has dedicated her life to practising, promoting and sharing skills in low impact living and keeping traditional textile skills alive.

Rosie Martin
Inspiring and encouraging a new generation of stitchers to make their own clothes through her book 'DIY Couture', workshops and events.

Ayda Anlagan
brilliant teacher and creator of design company 'Monstify' - anatomical crochet parts to animate everyday objects!

Stephanie Bescoby
Milliner, teacher, clever upcycler and baristar. There are no limits to Steph's talents!

Laura Lees
Time out recently described learning machine embroidery from laura is like learning piano from Chopin!


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Fabrications: 7 Broadway Market. Hackney. London. E8 4PH. Tel/Fax. +44 (0) 207 2758043
E-mail : textiles@fabrications1.co.uk