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Pamela Baker

Download this free printable 2023 Sewing Illustrated Monthly Calendar that features soft sewing themed illustrations. Perfect for your sewing room or the sewist or your gift giving list! Every year for the past six years I have created a printable monthly calendar and shared it with The Birch Cottage readers. The calendar usually featured botanical …

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Learn how to sew a casserole dish cozy or hot pad or koozie for any size dish. Below you’ll find a link to a casserole dish cozy pattern for both a 9×13 and 8-1/2×8-1/2 casserole dish cozy. NOTE: To download the pattern, scroll down near the bottom of this page and complete the form requesting …

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Learn to make these easy DIY Pinecone Fire Starters using pinecones, tea candles and essential oils. Fire starters also make great stocking stuffers! This blog post originally appeared December 17, 2018 and was updated December 4, 2020 to update the printable how-to instructions. If you have visited the Subscribers Resource Library recently, you’ve probably seen …

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Learn how to sew a reversible microwave safe bowl cozy. Use 100% cotton thread, batting and fabric to make a bowl cozy. This blog post originally appeared September 3, 2018. It has been updated for clarification, new photos, and now includes the ability to cut your fabric with your Cricut cutting machine. I made these …

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This chocolate chip cookie recipe has a secret ingredient – pumpkin pudding – that makes a super soft chocolate chip cookie. I first made these cookies last October. These Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pudding Cookies are amazingly soft and full of chocolate gooeyness! But, pumpkin spice pudding is only available in grocery stores seasonally, so be sure …

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These free printable crocheted wraps add a nice touch to your crocheted hand towel, dish towel, dishcloths and wash cloths. I created this set of printable gift wraps hoping to have them ready to share with you before Christmas last year so you’d have them for all your crocheted dishcloth, dish towel, wash cloth and …

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