Beautiful clothes with ethics. Natural yarns from sustainable farming. Undying and natural dyed options. Low impact manufacture. Fair employment. Working to be carbon neutral.

2013 events...

Preview, try and enjoy our Autumn Winter collection

29 August, 2-7pm, Buxton

Do you love trying on clothes? Or dread it? To launch our latest collection we'll be holding an event in our new Buxton shop with Cleverbird style counsellor Bridget.  She can help you discover the colours that complement you, understand your body shape and give you the confidence to express the inner you.

Photographs by Clare, our fabulous photographer, of this lovely evening are now on our Pinterest board

Makepiece, 4a The Colonnade, Buxton

01298 937396




2012 Events

London Fashion Week 

Thanks to Paint Box Textiles, our dyer who have sponsored our collection after rain (or flooding) nearly stopped play!

14-18 September

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair.

4-7 October

It's a fabulous show with lots of unique things to covet and buy!

2011 events

British Bridal, London Fashion Week and the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

11-13 September: British Bridal Exhibition Harrogate

We'll be showing our lovely wedding wraps to bridal shops from around the country. 

18-19 September: Ecoluxe at London Fashion Week

Harlequin Suite, Kingsway Hall, Great King Street WC2B 5BX

We'll be focusing on weddings and classic designs this season.

20-23 October: Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Quay House, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3JE

Lovely things will be in abundance at this fabulous cream-of-craft fairs. We'll be along with beautiful gifts and tempting treats.


25 and 26 June: Tearoom Boutique pop-up shop

We had a lovely time at Tearoom Boutique - a small ethical boutique with a tearoom on a farm. What's not to like? Lynn is now stocking selected Makepiece shrugs to go with her lovely summer dresses.

Backridge Farm is a great collection of small but perfectly formed businesses including an excellent restaurant. All very yummy and well worth a day out.

Find Backridge Farm here.

18 June: Todmorden Agricultural Show

Beate demonstrated spinning undyed fleece from her Shetland sheep.

London Fashion Week

18-22 February


Our latest collection got its first airing at the London Fashion Week exhibition. 

Previous events:

11-12 November: Charity Fashion Show Todmorden (pictures)

10 November: Rococo Eco-Luxe Fashion Show (pictures)

17-22 September: London Fashion Week

11-14 September: British Bridal Exhibition Harrogate

13-15 July: Great Yorkshire Show Fashion Tent Catwalk (report)

22 April : The Lord Lieutenant's Tour of Calderdale (report)

19-24 February : London Fashion Week

8 February : Upper Calder Valley Enterprise Conference, Mytholmroyd 

27 January : Industry Trends, The Trend Boutique Conference, Nottingham (details)

26 January : Shoreditch Women's Institute (report)

2009 Previous events:


8 December : Christmas shopping evening at Makepiece 5-8pm

A lovely evening with late-night shopping around Todmorden - chestnuts and mulled wine and carols to cheer the chilly night!



7 December : Sheep to chic, creating a new identity for an ancient fibre

Bradford Textile Society, The Bradford Club (they gave me a plaque!)

2 December : Catwalk and talk, Makepiece and Eloise Grey

Velvet, Lytham St. Annes, 5a Clifton Street, Lytham St. Annes FY8 5EP


17 November : Catwalk and talk

A new double act - Makepiece knits and Eloise Grey tailored tweeds - both from British sheep - complement each other for an instore catwalk and talk.

Magic Number Three, 2 Victoria Road, Saltaire BD18 3LA |

21 November: Christmas Market and Daisy Mae at Makepiece

A family day out - see the sheep and the chic all in one place!  It's also the Todmorden Christmas Lights with Christmas craft market and various goodies on Water Street, beside Makepiece.

10 September : Velvet, Barrowford

5 King Edward Terrace, Gisburn Road, Barrowford, Lancashire BB9 8NJ | 01282 699797 |

3 September : One, York

1 Peter Lane, York | 01904 675987 |

14 June:  Cerise, London

Follow Cerise owner Maria's blog. 94 Columbia Road, London E2 7QB

10 June: Rococo Ethical Boutique, London

16 Avenue Mills, Muswell Hill, London N10 3NP | map

4 June: Voni Blu, Northampton

20 Castilian Street, Northampton NN1 1JX | email

30 May:  Makepiece ss09 in our studio shop

4 May:  Big Green Weekend Fashion Show, Hebden Bridge