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!

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

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

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blizzard

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.

bundled up

pretty plaid peacoats and super soft sweaters make cold acceptable.

woods path - virginia kendall

flukewarm

sun chases away cold winds, bringing blessings and breezes: a surprise.

no turn on red

golden

it’s breezy, fally, chilly but not cold, and warmth comes from trees, not sun.

vine wall

a perfect fall day. yes, there are lots of autumn-themed haiku. no, i can’t get enough of it.