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Fabrications welcomes you and hope you enjoy all that we have to offer......

Our 'Imaginerium' craft space is going from strength to strength!

Check out the calender to see what classes, events are on! Join us!




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Late night Christmas shopping at our #wednesdaylates on Broadway Market - Wednesday 3rd, 10th & 17th December until 9pm. Look out for special treasure hunt maps & collect 15 stickers from participating business to qualify for discounts on the Wednesday Lates and free entry into a prize draw to win a special Broadway Market hamper!


Barley Massey demonstrates the art of MACRO KNITTING in 'Time Out' and live on C4 'Sunday Brunch'. Buy MACRO needles from our shop!


NEW DATES for classes now open for booking!


Fabrications is an authorised Brother dealer, supplying domestic sewing, embroidery and overlocker machines. Considering buying a sewing machine? Please contact us to test drive the machines!

Looking for sewing classes in London? Fabrications is also the place to learn how to sew! Take a look at our range of classes. Read Time Out's review of our 'Provisional Driving' - introduction to using a sewing machine class!


Fabrications is an independant shop and creative hub based on Broadway Market in East London. It is also designer maker Barley Massey's studio.

Our aim is to present the best and cutting edge in contemporary textile practise. We try to do this as consciously and lightly as possible. We love to encourage creativity, co design and pass on traditional textile skills. We offer a range of craft classes and events and a well stocked haberdashery section to fuel more crafty action!


Tuesday - Friday: 12 - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 5.30pm, Sunday: 12 - 5pm



Open Mondays from 15th December

Monday - Friday 11 - 6pm

Saturday: 10am - 5.30pm, Sunday: 11 - 5.30pm

Wednesday 3rd, 10th & 17th December - Late night openings at shops on Broadway Market until 9pm.

Wednesday 24th December - 10 - 4pm

Shop re opens on Saturday 3rd January

Wishing you a very Happy Christmas. Thankyou for your custom in 2014!















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" I use my creative skills and passion for all kinds of textiles to offer a 'portfolio' or 'multi desciplinary' approach. I love to collaborate as each of us have different strengths and experiences. I am committed to sustainability, community led initiatives and the potential of craft and design to create positive, social and environmental change"

My work has been used in a wide variety of contexts and sectors, including:

Private Commissions
Shops + Galleries

Public spaces



Local authorities
Environmental awareness
Film + TV
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" What a lovely load of rubbish"

The Observer

"Barley Massey's products demonstrate a lightness of touch backed up by a rigorous approach. Made entirely from recycled materials and minimally processed, there's nothing tricksy and nothing effete"

Kevin McCloud

Grand Designs

"Using recycled materials to create original items is fashionable these days, but 10 years ago the idea was a little too hippy for most folk. That didn't stop Barley Massey from finding ingenious ways to turn scraps into workable fabrics. Her Rethink Rubbish kits are just one of her campaigns to get recycling into design and sustainable crafts into our minds"


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