Welcome to my Crafty Blog!

samantha sews

I'm Samantha (Sam), a mechanical engineer, seamstress, crafter, & entrepreneur. Enjoy perusing photos of my sewing and craft-related adventures. I hope my blog brings inspiration and happiness to your day!

popular posts

Handmade Wool Alpaca Plush Tiny Handmade Plush Cactus
Annual Ladies' Board Rummage Sale orange sewing machine from germany
Marietta Big Chicken custom plush tiny narwhal graduation gift

Tutorials & Free Projects

Tiny Thread Spool Pushpins Tutorial X-Stitch Throw Pillow Tutorial
Starburst Wrapper Bracelet Tutorial Vintage Hassock Reupholstery DIY
Safety Eye Installation Tutorial for Plush a guide to sewing in your dorm room
Sewing Basket Essentials for Beginners a gift guide for the seamstress who has everything



sponsored: my favorite tools

spring cleaning

yay shelf!

Finally, I don’t get goosebumps every time I go outside. The last few days I haven’t even needed a jacket! I love spring.. the sunshine, warmth, good-smelling breezes, and all the flowers make me happy, and inspired.

Spring cleaning is one thing I don’t love so much. But since our sewing room had turned into a total disaster, it was something that needed to be done. With two sewing machines, a serger, ironing board, a computer/printer desk, and of course all the fabric and junk.. and the room isn’t very big.

We used to have the serger on a HUGE desk that took up basically half of the room, but we moved it onto a really small desk. Then we got two 5-shelf bookcases, and now my mom and I each have one to stash our stuff. The room seems enormous now, and it’s SO much easier to get to everything I need! :)

My favorite part is the top two shelves of my bookcase.. the top one has my whale/mousie army, and underneath them is a shelf filled with all of my zipper pouches.

I hope the rest of you are inspired by the beautiful spring weather to make something new, or make something old (like this room) look beautiful again!

Leave a Reply