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Chinese Lo Mein Noodles recipe in a bowl with chopsticks

Chinese Lo Mein Noodles Recipe

When our Chinese friends are cooking, I go into spectator mode. Many of their Asian recipes are new to me and a little intimidating! However, after always asking them to make their delicious Chinese Lo Mein Noodles Recipe, they finally encouraged me to make it myself. I am … Read More

Bunny Sewing Pattern

This adorable Bunny Sewing Pattern is new in the Bloom shop today! Make your own Stuffed Animal You will be able to make a cuddly stuffed animal with this easy to sew, step-by-step full-color tutorial ebook and accompanying sewing pattern. Personalize the colors, fabrics, and trims. It’s the … Read More

Pink & blue basket liner from a blog post on Easter basket ideas.

Easter Basket Ideas

Hello friends, today I have custom Easter basket ideas and a tutorial to inspire you to create something special this holiday. I love Easter time. The special preparations, family gatherings, favorite church hymns, and the beautiful spring colors. All of it reminds me of my sweet Mom and it … Read More

Elastic fitted cushion cover for bench seat tutorial

DIY Bench Seat Cushion Cover Tutorial

Here is an easy shortcut kind of project, I think you’ll love. Check out this DIY Bench Seat Cushion Cover Tutorial and learn how easy it is to make cushions for a bench. There’s a 9-foot bench seat in my office that sat bare for years. I originally … Read More

DIY chair cushion on an office chair

How to Make Chair or Barstool Cushions

Custom cushions lend a touch of personality, color, and comfort to a room. Learn how to make DIY chair cushions for your home. And your backside!šŸ˜ƒ We all love Pottery Barn. Most times I walk away with inspiration instead of a purchase. What makes PB so inviting besides … Read More

Handmade Christmas gnomes for post how to make easy DIY gnomes.

How to Make Easy DIY Gnomes

GNOMES are everywhere you turn, and they are in every size, shape, and style! Come along for today’s creative project as I show you how to make easy DIY gnomes. See ALL gnome posts here. Inspired by all the cuteness, my girlfriend, Ruth, made all of these adorable … Read More

How to makeĀ a colorful DIY straight skirt made with batik cotton fabric.This is Simplicity pattern number 8300.

A Line Skirt Pattern

Let’s makeĀ a colorful A Line Skirt pattern – mine is Simplicity pattern number 8300. Are you ready to try your hand at sewing clothes? I’ve got some simple skirt designs and lots of pattern inspiration for you today! There is something for every shape and size. If you … Read More

Woman in garden wearing DIY skirt

Drawstring Skirt

My copycat item today is a drawstring skirt, similar to the one I own from Evereve retail stores. Follow along and make one for yourself! Long SkirtĀ HEREWrap SkirtĀ HERE Athletic Skirts Sports skirts are very popular at stores such as Athleta and Lululemon. They are equal parts, comfort, style, … Read More

Vogue wrap skirt pattern in a flowered fabric

Patterns for Wrap Skirts

Today, let’s explore sewing patterns for wrap skirts. One of my favorite styles to wear. I just love wrap skirts. I love how they drape, fit, and look amazing on all body types, covering up flaws and accentuating assets. Worn casual, with flip-flops or dressed to the nineā€™s, … Read More

Elastic waist skirt with white t-shirt

Elastic Waist Skirt

Spring is here. Yay! Is your closet ready? Come along and make your own DIY elastic waist skirt. We’ll start with a basic style, great for beginners! When the warm weather hits, nothing is easier to wear than a breezy skirt. It’s often hard to find the perfect … Read More