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me made may week two

It’s time for a round up of my Me Made May week two. I am loving this challenge, and am really quite proud of how many me made items I actually have in my wardrobe. After my minor blip in week one, I have been […]

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 my wardrobe. But then life […]

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, I do love my crochet, but […]

custom made vintage map badges

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 across the UK, and a […]

finding the perfect project bag

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 the amount of time I […]

crochet basket

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 collection of toys so I […]

baby girl crochet shoes

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 myself back into it all […]

valentines gift ideas from Rosie and Bright

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, so there will be candles […]

custom made baby blanket: bertie blanket inspired by the sea

custom made baby blanket: bertie blanket inspired by the sea

A couple of months ago I received a request for a custom made baby blanket. The new arrival was a little boy named Solomon, and he lives all the way on the other side of the world in New Zealand. My brief was to use the colours […]

rosie and bright hq

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 used as a storage room […]