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



sponsored: my favorite tools


south for the winter and the snow won’t stop falling. virginia, you win!

snow! out the front window

all snowed in and cozy. a day for sleeping in, eating french toast, reading, sewing, and lazing happily.

bright vision

snowflakes in my hair and the world turns brighter, as through a child’s eyes.

frozen lake

mixed signals

blue skies, wispy clouds… but the air is filled with snow. cleveland, what the hell?


woke up this morning, “man it’s snowing like crazy!” and went back to sleep.

even more snow. wow.

You might wonder why the majority of the haiku(s?) so far have been snow-related. Well, when you wake up to this out your window… …

…continue reading “whoaaa” »