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Pumpkin Making Workshop | Rayback Collective

Are you ready to get your creative juices flowing and embrace the cozy vibes of fall? Fabricate’s Fabric Pumpkin Making Workshop is the perfect opportunity to do just that. This hands-on crafting session will guide you through the steps to create adorable fabric pumpkins that will add warmth and charm to your home decor. Register Here Event Highlights: Wednesday, November […]

Don’t Miss ~ Tales in Textiles: Mid-Century Style in Denver through August 27, 2023

Tales in Textiles: Mid-Century Style McNichols Civic Center Building Third Floor June 8th through Aug. 27, 2023 Mid-Century style in design and furniture is characterized by clean lines and minimalist aesthetics. Furnishing textiles from this period were bold and innovative. The design aesthetic for the patterns drew from modern artists like Alexander Calder and Joan Miró. Innovation in manufacturing allowed […]

Pick Up the Knitting Needles for a Mood Booster

Picking up needles and yarn to create scarves, hats, mittens and sweaters is an inexpensive hobby and easy to take up, given the wealth of free, online resources. But the craft can also trigger mental health benefits. Many studies have been published that show knitting helps to manage chronic pain, improve cognitive function and can even increase happiness.

The Future is Trashion

We make too much and we buy too much. But maybe there is a way to not waste too much. The ragpicker of Brooklyn has an idea. Daniel Silverstein’s fashion line, Zero Waste Daniel, uses garment scraps to produce streetwear. The New York Times                      

In Search of Forgotten Colours | Sachio Yoshioka

  Sachio Yoshioka is the fifth-generation head of the Somenotsukasa Yoshioka dye workshop in Fushimi, southern Kyoto. When he succeeded to the family business in 1988, he abandoned the use of synthetic colours in favour of dyeing solely with plants and other natural materials. 30 years on, the workshop produces an extensive range of extremely beautiful colours.

A New Way of Living and Dressing

What we wear has always revealed our values and aspirations, particularly in times of turbulence and upheaval. And now, writes Bel Jacobs, it’s a time for change. Click HERE for BBC story    

Knit Night | A Free Gathering

Knitters Unite! Send an email to if you’d like to be included in our weekly Boulder-area meetup invitations. We usually alternate between Wednesday early evenings and/or weekend afternoons.  Bring your current knitting or any hand-work project. We’d love to see you!                         

Simple Shift Dress Pattern

This simple shift dress pattern was created in 2017 to raise money and awareness for Dressember.  Women wear dresses for the month of December and people sponsor them. The money raised goes to fight human trafficking.  Since the garment industry is such a huge contributor to the exploitation of women and children, this fits really well.  A person is behind every […]

Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

This exhibition at the V & A will present the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and the rest of the world. Opening on Thursday, 27 August 2020 Here at Fabricate we have a wonderful and […]

Fabricate in the News

Daily Camera Who is adding jobs regionally during pandemic?           COVID-19 has also prompted some companies to alter their product line. Fabricate Inc., a fabric boutique and sewing studio in downtown Boulder, previously brought in 50% of its sales through classes. It started sewing masks to mitigate canceled in-person gatherings. Fabricate began selling masks on a […]