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



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summer brain allows itself to be roused slowly, but to no avail.

aluminum shed at frying pan park

First day of class, and I’m worn out. It’s a weird …

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lazing through hot days, fighting exhaustion, saving nights for adventures.

eiffel tower cage


walking everywhere, sweltering, stuffy hot rooms, i need a shower.

view from the back of the cleveland museum of art

this is the countdown

counting down, pausing, looking forward, looking back. remember, forget.

clementine & hiding heart

It would be quite convenient if I remembered to take pictures of things before it got really dark …

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