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

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



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snowy playground

house full of people stretches to fit even more holiday happy.

snowy playground


light-up christmas houses

wrappings demolished, floor strewn with paper and toys, ready for fun time!

light-up christmas houses

I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!


sweatshirts and slippers, sewing through flannel and fleece; comfy, cozy day.

Last night I went into “cut stuff out of magazines” mode, the mode I usually go into when I need to do something creative but can’t think of anything too extraordinary. Here’s a mirror in progress:

mirror ...

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wading out of the sludge of listlessness… it’s time to create something.

button wall

Finally recovering from that semester full of work before work followed by some work… this break’s about sleeping …

…continue reading “emergence” »