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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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wiwo wednesday: chasing february warmth

clouds as quilt batting

I spent a long weekend in South Carolina warming up. Warming up from DC’s frigid temps, and warming up for Katie’s upcoming wedding! It …

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a handful of pretty things

With only a slim agenda for the summer, it’s hard to stay inspired and motivated. I love to sit and read blogs all day on the couch… but what I’ll love more is having a few freshly made outfits or refinished pieces of furniture when summer’s over. So I’m trying to surround myself with pretty …

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so much good news

sam graduated!

sam graduated!

I graduated!

sam and brad graduated!

And so did he!

The best news: I’m finally …

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lazy friday, counting down.

lazy friday: stuffing tiny narwhals

lazy friday: stuffing tiny narwhals

It’s been an exhausting week. Exhausting in every sense. I finished the majority of my finals, papers, and projects, which took no small amount of time and concentration. But on …

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