• diy wardrobe,  sewing

    me made may week one

    Last week I decided to sign myself up to Me Made May and pledged to wear something I have made every day throughout May. A few years ago I had got the sewing bug and added a few items to…

  • sewing

    me made may 2018

    Recently, thanks to a friend inspiring me with her makes, I have been getting back into sewing. I’d forgotten how much fun it is to wear something I have made, and just how quickly sewing projects are finished. I mean,…

  • custom made vintage map badges
    accessories

    custom made vintage map badges

    I do love a good map, which is odd given I hated geography at school. I also love a good badge for livening up an outfit or tote bag. I have a growing collection of vintage maps of various places…

  • mini project bag
    review

    finding the perfect project bag

    Like many crafters I know, I never very rarely have just one project on the go. At the time of writing I have five (possibly more *whistles*) WIPs of varying sizes, and I work on whichever one is appropriate for…

  • crochet basket
    Patterns

    crochet basket

    I’ve had some t-shirt yarn in my stash for a while now, just waiting for the right project to come along. And then, just like that, inspiration struck the other day. The dog needed a new basket for his growing…

  • baby girl crochet shoes
    baby clothes,  crochet

    baby girl crochet shoes

    It’s been a bit quiet over here for a few weeks. Between birthdays, poorly children and school holidays, there hasn’t been too much time for anything else. This week my kids went back to school and I decided to ease…

  • valentines gift ideas crochet robot
    crochet

    valentines gift ideas from Rosie and Bright

    I don’t know about you, but I find January a very difficult month. Christmas is all packed away, it’s dark outside and there is a lot of grey. But then I remember that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner,…

  • work space

    rosie and bright hq

    When we bought our house six and a half years ago, there was a funny room outside the bathroom that was described as an office. During the six and a half years that we have lived here, it has been…

  • christmas is coming
    crochet

    christmas is coming: tree decorations

    I know it’s only September, and the kids have only just gone back to school, but it’s important to remember: Christmas is coming. Yes. I said the “C” word. Sorry. Secretly I’m quite excited about the nights drawing in. I love…