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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seventeen syllables: a reflection

glowing jellyfish - baltimore aquarium special exhibit

glowing jellyfish - baltimore aquarium special exhibitThe Haiku Project has come to an end. As abruptly as it began, my time spent recording each day in seventeen syllable spurts has …

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perpetually fleeting

swings in a row

another year tucked behind the folds of our memory, eternal, but gone.

swings in a row

quilting time

quilt patches - the pinks and peaches

end-of-year wind down: look back and be thankful, look forward and prepare.

quilt patches - the pinks and peaches

Still working away on this quilt that …

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making things


the urge to create bubbles at the core until, volcano-like, bursts.


Living in two places makes crafting a challenge; all my zippers and bobbins and favorite fabrics are at school, while here …

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