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About rosiesartsandcrafts

An avid arty crafty kind of person, I can never leave anything as it was intended, as you will come to see as I post my arty and crafty blogs which follow a self-imposed challenge to create something everyweek and blog about whatever I've done. I hope my work will inspire your own creations but please note that the text, pictures and artwork are ©rosiesartsandcrafts unless otherwise noted; all rights reserved. The content of this blog may not be copied or used without permission. Projects and layouts may not be copied for submission to contests, magazines, or other publications in any form. For questions or comments please email rosiemiddleton2@gmail.com

Patchwork…

I love making cushion covers and have done quite a few over the years, this one was inspired by my friend giving me some totally gorgeous material. I decided to make a cover for a 50th birthday gift.  A very … Continue reading

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Hot cross buns….

If you follow my Instagram posts about the dolls house family and my craft blog you’ll have seen my latest miniature make. Although they live in 1908ish the family celebrate most of the things we do now (I do a … Continue reading

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Gramophone…

I bought this lovely old gramophone from a friend a couple of years ago, I just couldn’t resist. Only problem was it didn’t work, but my husband was up for the challenge of repairing it,  he took the mechanism down … Continue reading

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Tissue Box Cover…

I was recently spending some time with my mother and she was having a little tidy around before more guests arrived. Her flat is lovely and light. I was sitting by the window and noticed that her furniture was looking … Continue reading

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Trinket Box…

This little trinket box was a  recent purchase from a Poundland store, I thought this would make a nice project. Originally I thought I would paint the flowers separately, however I realised that as they are so close to each … Continue reading

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Sewing class….

I recently spent a few days with a great friend and one day was, as last time, a day sewing with a  Busy Bee.  Perfect day! I decided on making a cover for my sewing machine and went armed with … Continue reading

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Leeks ….

I’m so sorry to keep showing my doll house makes, the thing is I need lots of things to keep introducing into my story and so I have to make them, then before I know it the week has gone … Continue reading

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