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Whether you want to rekindle your sewing passion or are a total newbie, this sewing machine buying guide will help you select the best sewing machine. My Sewing Story My Mom My sewing story begins way back in my childhood. For just about as long as I can remember, my mother sewed. She never had …

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The Rowenta DW9280 Steamforce Steam Iron just might be the best steam iron for sewing and quilting. Come read my review and recommendation for yourself! I don’t do product reviews very often, but I believe that when I find a product (like my InstantPot) that just blows my expectations out of the water, I just …

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Learn how to sew a super soft and comfortable flannel throw blanket with fringe edges. Flannel blankets make for such warm and thoughtful handmade gifts! For Christmas this year, I made each of our sons a flannel throw blanket with fringe edges and even embroidered their names on each of the blankets. The hardest part …

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A review of The Birch Cottage blog reader favorite ideas for 2019. Come be inspired by the most popular craft, crochet, sewing and recipe ideas of 2019! If you are reading this blog post, thank you! It’s because of you and your return visits that I am able to continue to bring you creative ideas …

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Learn how to sew this easy zipper pouch with lining and flat bottom. Once you know how, you can easily sew up 1 or 100 zipper pouches in no time! This past February, I showed you how to create an embroidery pattern using an image file from The Summery Umbrella. Well, I used that embroidered …

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This easy to sew fabric keychain wristlet is perfect for busy moms or anyone who needs to keep track of their keys – hands-free!  I first made this fabric keychain wristlet when our daughter-in-law was expecting twins. This fabric keychain wristlet just seemed like such a great way to keep track of your keys hands-free!  …

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