Fabric Works

The only limitation is your imagination!

Fabricworks was established in 2006 to service the fabric structure and exhibition industry as well as offering flexibility to its sister company www.tensilefabric.co.uk helping them to produce high end tensile structures. Over time we have now branched out into many fabric sectors including: Print, Exhibitions, Sun Shades and Blinds pretty much anything we can sew or weld as we have the skill set to do it.

Fabricworks offers the highest quality fabric structures and products for anything that can be made from fabrics such as PVC, Polyester, Mesh, Voile, Flag and even Glass to get that ‘Class O’ fire rating. Employing a wide variety of high-end fabrics from Ferrari, Mermet, and Joels we can create any imaginable shape or form in any size to suit your design and budget.

With our purpose built sail loft housing a variety of Singer and Phaff single, twin and over-locking sewing machines, 3 HF welders one being a FIAB 14m traveling head welder (ideal for producing large fabric structures and marquees).

Using our prototyping area we can design, build and dispatch to your requirements in one easy step. Our equipment and facilities enable us to achieve high-quality technical fabric work as well as offering non-technical fabric work, for example, repairs to your caravan awnings/tents or products needing simple sewing techniques.

Key individuals

Colin Puckle with over 20 years experience in the industry manufacturing fabric structures for the likes of Debenhams, Microsoft, Sage, Tetley, Stratford Bus Station, CIOB, Perkins Engines, DePuy and countless exhibition companies worldwide. Colin can use a vast wealth of experience using old and new sail making skills, this can involve the modern day plot cutting on a vacuum bed to setting out on the floor using flexi-curves and string to create the sail/fabric structure required. He will even work to a frame that you can bring down to our prototyping area.

Gareth Cridland, who has 20 years experience in CAD, manufacturing, project management and installation of fabric structures for blue-chip clients including the above and Le Coco Beach Mauritius, MOD Abbeywood Filton Bristol, Royal Armouries, Junk Bay Hong Kong, Broadmead Fabric Sail Bristol, VUE Cinema Cribbs Causeway Bristol, David Lloyd Pool Barrel Vaults, Jaguar F1, Vauxhall, RAC, British Steel, Motorola, Blackberry and Nestle.

Daniel Cridland learned his craft with Architen and Architen Landrell working with many types of fabric from ETFE, Ferrari, and Versidag PVC as well as Mermet glass fabrics such as Satine, Natte, and E-Screen. Dan’s knowledge of working with large PVC structures and traveling head welders such as the FIAB, along with hot air welding/tacking skills using Leister hot air tools, has proved to be a great asset to Fabricworks and our clients.

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