• sewing

    Vintage Sewing

    A few days ago I was wasting some time mooching on instagram, when I spotted a story from Cate at sixty vintage things. For those of you who don’t know, Cate restores and sells vintage furniture. Earlier this week she…

  • 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…

  • rosie and bright crochet vintage

    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…

  • rosie and bright granny square baby blanket
    blanket,  crochet

    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.…

  • crochet

    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…