pretty things for you and your home handmade by rosie

Tag: vintage

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 […]

vintage inspiration

vintage inspiration

I love vintage style, and a lot of what I make is inspired by things we had when I was a child. In fact, one of the reasons I started crocheting was to recreate a blanket we had had when  was small. The other day […]

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 […]