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How to Make Machine Embroidered Greeting Cards

Learn how to make beautiful machine embroidered greeting cards using watercolor paper and your embroidery machine. This past year for Christmas I discovered that I could make Christmas cards using my Brother PE 770 embroidery machine and watercolor paper. To say I was really pleased with the results, is an understatement. So, let me share …

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The 15 Most Popular DIY Blog Posts from The Birch Cottage for 2021

Explore the most popular sewing, crochet, printable, recipe, and DIY blog posts for crafting a handmade home from The Birch Cottage in 2021. As we usher in another New Year, I always enjoy taking a look back at the past year at the most popular blog posts on The Birch Cottage blog. So, grab yourself …

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Let It Snow Christmas Ornament – a Cricut Shared Project

Learn how to customize this Let It Snow Christmas Ornament shared project file in Cricut Design Space. And let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! I love Christmas time. I love the lights. I love the ornaments. I love the decorations. I love the parades. I even love Santa (who happens to be …

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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List!

Do you need a little DIY Christmas gift ideas help this year? Sharing my collection of over 50 DIY Christmas gift ideas that will inspire you. Handmade gifts brighten the day for both the maker and the recipient. In fact, giving a thoughtful handmade gift is one of my favorite things at Christmas and all …

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Black Friday Deals for Crafters and Sewists 2021

Your source for the best Black Friday Deals for Crafters and Sewists for 2021. With great deals on Cricut supplies and sewing machines! There are so many craft deals and steals happening on Black Friday/Cyber Monday! Sometimes it’s hard to know who has the best craft deals. And whether you’re looking for crafts for gift …

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DIY Acrylic Christmas Ornament with Cricut®

Create your own personalized Christmas Ornament with acrylic blanks, adhesive vinyl and your Cricut cutting machine. Every year, my husband and I make handmade Christmas ornaments. Actually, since my kids were toddlers, we’ve been making handmade ornaments. In fact, I can remember making Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments with my mom when I was a little …

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Learn to Sew a LARGE Christmas Stocking

Learn how to sew a large Christmas stocking with lining and cuff; the perfect size stocking for Santa to fill! Who doesn’t love Christmas stockings filled to the brim with toys, treats and goodies from St. Nick?! Christmas stockings have always been one of my children’s favorite things about Christmas. Their stockings were always filled …

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