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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.

Learn how to find and access Shared Projects in Cricut® Design Space. You can access and share projects with the entire Cricut Community. If you have questions about Shared Projects, you’re not the only one. I think it’s actually an underused feature of Design Space. Although I do believe that initially Design Space wasn’t as …

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Follow along on this sewing tutorial to learn how to use cotton clothesline rope to sew Cotton Clothesline Rope Coasters. Ever since I made my very first basket using cotton clothesline rope, I’ve been sewing ALL the rope things! I’ve made baskets and bowls – some with handles some without. I’ve made placemats and hot …

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Learn how to crochet the Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth using the crunchy stitch. Crocheted dishcloths are easy to make and make for thoughtful handmade gifts! This blog post originally appeared May 1, 2017 and was updated May 16, 2022 to include updated photos and instructions. Learn how to crochet Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth! Like I shared before, …

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Learn how to crochet textured stitch dishcloth! This pattern creates lots of texture – perfect for dishcloths, washcloths or hand towels! This blog post originally appeared April 14, 2017 and has been updated May 18, 2022 to include new photos and updated instructions. I have been crocheting for as long as I can remember. It’s …

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Repurpose a 2-liter plastic bottle to make a one-of-a-kind (and kid friendly) DIY Bird Feeder from a 2-Liter Plastic Bottle. I’m back again this month on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry sharing with you How to Make a Bird Feeder from a 2-Liter Plastic Bottle. This craft project is easy, fun, and even kid-friendly! I …

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