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

My House: Favorite Corners

favorite corners in my house

Meet House. That’s my house’s name. I bought it a year ago, and after a lot of major updates and …

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an internet fast for lent

I’ve started a lot of projects lately, only to work my way to halfway done and hate what I’m making.

It’s not like that never happens. I’ve had plenty of projects that weren’t meant to be finished for one reason or another, and while those are frustrating, they’re part of the creative process. But …

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sponsored: modcloth make the cut contest

This Modcloth contest gives you the chance to design your own fabric… and have it printed on one of their dresses! How exciting would that be?

I’ve been trying to avoid sponsored posts but this one caught my eye because it sounds like a really fun opportunity. I’ve always loved the idea of …

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Four days left…

lasercut dressform pendants at samanthasnap - seamstress christmas gift

… to get your lasercut dressform or camera necklace in time for Christmas! Order by Wednesday, December 18 for Christmas delivery in the US!