pretty things for you and your home handmade by rosie

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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 […]

rustic twine table mats

rustic twine table mats

After a couple of quiet weeks I have had a burst of creativity, and there are lots of projects on the go. In complete contrast to the gorgeously soft granny square baby blanket I finished a couple of days ago, I have been working with […]

granny square baby blanket

granny square baby blanket

After a couple of weeks of mainly crocheting with string, it was nice to get back to using some actual yarn. In this case, Drops Muskat mercerised cotton. It was the first time I have used this yarn, and it is beautifully soft. Perfect for a granny square […]

pretty things made of string

pretty things made of string

When I was little I remember being read the story of The Ugly Duckling and being really moved by it. The poor little fluffy duckling being picked on because he was different  really struck a chord. I like making pretty things, and generally stick to […]