Learn to sew a microwave safe bowl cozy! With the start of school right around the corner already here. I thought this microwave safe bowl cozy would be the perfect thing to have for all those after school microwave friendly snacks. I know when my children were school age, they always came home from school just famished. You would have thought that they hadn’t eaten in
Sharing 14+ flannel sewing project ideas and tips for working with flannel! Please note that this post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may make a small commission at absolutely no additional cost to you! I was browsing through my latest JOANN Fabrics sales flyer when I discovered they have flannel fabric on sale for 50% off
A collection of 15 plus easy beginner quilting project ideas. I love quilting, but I’m not very experienced at it. Thus, the reason I’m sharing these easy beginner quilting project ideas. Every time I see something quilted, it literally calls to me. I especially love old hand quilted quilts. I suppose they remind me of a simpler time when most things were handmade out of
August round-up of ideas for the home, including must try recipes, DIY projects, fabric, lookbooks and a new Facebook Group for creatives just like you! I thought I’d try something a little different today. You know how I love sharing handmade gift ideas, DIY tutorials, family friendly recipes and free printables here on The Birch Cottage blog. But, I thought it might also be nice
You can enjoy the scent of sweet lemonade all year long with this Lemon Sugar Scrub! When I think of summer, fresh squeezed lemonade is definitely one of the things that comes to my mind. You know, those glasses of lemonade that you can buy at the county fair where they squeeze the giant lemons right there in front of your eyes, pour it over
The Moss Stitch is also known as the Linen Stitch, the Granite Stitch or the Woven Stitch. I believe it’s most common name is the Moss Stitch – or at least that’s what I was taught to call it when I was learning how to crochet. So, that’s what we’re calling this beautiful crochet stitch and what you’ll be learning today. About the Moss Stitch
Update Patio Furniture Cushions with Fabric from Sailrite I recently had the privilege of helping a friend update patio furniture with fabric from Sailrite. This was a long overdue project that my friend had asked me to do last year, but there just wasn’t enough hours in the day. Fast forward to early spring this year and she asks me again if I’d be willing
Learn how to make these large yard dice and download your free printable Yahtzee® score sheets. Last summer, we made our grandson a set of these large dice so he could play a game of Yard Yahtzee with his friends. The dice were such a big hit, that we decided to make seven more sets to gift to each of our other children for Christmas.
This hand stamped washer key chain is the perfect handmade gift for Father’s Day, graduation, birthdays or any special occasion! Dad’s can be difficult enough to buy gifts for Father’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries or just because, but making a useful and thought gift for Dad adds another layer of complexity. Not anymore! This hand stamped washer key chain really is that easy to make. And
Today I’m sharing seven easy half double crochet patterns that incorporate the use of the half double crochet stitch. Each of these patterns were hand-picked with the beginner crocheter in mind. As you develop and grow your crochet skills, you’ll be able to crochet more complicated patterns. And, before you know it, you’ll be crocheting corner to corner and learning all sorts of stitches!
I’ve put together a list of seven double crochet patterns that incorporate the use of the double crochet stitch that are easy to make. 7 Easy Double Crochet Patterns If you’ve been following along with the Learn to Crochet series here on The Birch Cottage blog, you’ve probably been wondering when I’m going to start actually sharing some real patterns with you, right? I mean,
Learn to make these DIY Terra Cotta Pot Luminaries! As I was planning what to share with Kenarry: Ideas for the Home readers today, I kept thinking about the Painted Terra Cot Pot tutorial that I shared last year. It was one of my favorite DIY projects from last year and, apparently, a favorite of a lot of the readers of Kenarry, too! As I