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Pamela Baker

Pam Baker is the wife, mom, nana (mawmaw), dog mom and creative behind The Birch Cottage blog. The Birch Cottage is where you'll find inspiration to craft a handmade home. Pam shares her love and passion for family, crafting, sewing, crocheting, cooking and all things DIY that help make a house a home.

Create warmth in your fall decor with these fabric pumpkins made using the Juniper Fabric Collection by Sharon Holland for Art Gallery Fabrics! I love fall and all the warm colors that remind me of the splendor of autumn foliage. Sharon captures the essence of the splendor in her Juniper Fabric Collection. Plus, I just …

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Amazon Prime Big Deal Days is Amazon’s deal event exclusively for Prime members, featuring two days (October 10-11, 2023) of epic deals ahead of the holiday season. I don’t know about you, but I LOVE a bargain! And especially since the holiday gift giving season is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to take …

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Learn how to Machine Embroider Greeting Card on Watercolor Paper and cardstock to create beautiful cards your family and friends will love! I had previously shared a tutorial on How to Make Machine Embroidered Greeting Cards and I even created a YouTube video that you can watch. But, I’ve learned a lot about making machine …

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Learn how to Sew a Composition Notebook Cover. These notebook covers are so fun and easy to make! In fact, I think it’d be pretty fun to make everyone on your Christmas gift giving list a custom fabric journal cover! You can customize these journal covers to the individuals personal style, to reflect their hobbies, …

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Download this set of free printable Care and Use Tags for Casserole Dish Cozy and include with your gifted cozy! Casserole Dish Cozy Pattern Did you download the Casserole Dish Cozy Pattern? You can learn more about it here. The Casserole Dish Cozy Pattern is a pattern created specifically for the Anchor Hocking 9″x13″ Casserole …

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This single crochet thermal stitch potholder uses the single crochet thermal stitch. This stitch is the perfect stitch for crocheted potholders! This tutorial originally appeared on March in 6, 2020. The instructions and photos have been updated. Last week I shared with you how to crochet the single crochet thermal stitch. This week, I’m sharing …

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Download this three page Printable Christmas Gift List with Project and Quilt Planner. Get a head start on your handmade Christmas gifts with this printable set. July (although I realize it’s almost over) is the perfect time to start thinking about and planning your handmade Christmas gifts. Which is why I created this three page …

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Wondering how to download patterns and printables here on The Birch Cottage blog? You can easily have printable patterns and documents delivered straight to your email inbox. Here’s how! It seems like every website I visit that they have a different way of accessing or downloading freebies. So, I’ve decided to take the guess work …

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