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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

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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



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the making of a fluffyland custom plush

the making of a fluffyland custom plush

Today, I thought it might be fun to give you a peek into my process for making custom …

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glass blowing party

sam shaping a glass bowl - learning glass blowing

sam shaping a glass bowl - learning glass blowing

A few Fridays ago, I cashed in a sweet Groupon: a glass blowing party at J & C Glass …

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prehistoric plush: dunkleosteus

a dunkleosteus rendering (source: wikipedia)

Theodore Roosevelt summed it up best with this quote: “whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em, ‘certainly i can!’ then get busy and find out how to do it.”

the glory of flight

plane and a glorious sky at dusk

We’ve all got a List of Things. What I’m referring to is similar …

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