Welcome to my Crafty Blog!

an overjoyed sam at the statue of a giant thimble and buttons in toronto

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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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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forget the results; you win just for surviving. making it is tough.

flower gate


defeating the realm of possible outcomes leads to nice surprises.


My first math test this semester went miserably… so miserably, in fact, that despite my decent grades on the two subsequent tests, …

…continue reading “blindside” »


clouds of frustration slowly part, revealing rays of hard-earned knowledge.

virginia kendall field


i ask that you note the significant lack of calm before the storm.

virginia kendall - moss