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!



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sam's sunday homework reading position

sam's sunday homework reading position

Sundays, after Church, I am faced with a major dilemma.

I need to do homework. I want to take a nap.

This homework-reading pose is my compromise.

Let’s guess which one wins in the end.

Happy Birthday, you old blog!

February is the Fluffyland Craft & Sewing Blog’s birthday month… and boy, is she getting old!

happy birthday, dear blog! 7 years old!

I’ve been blogging here since February 2006. That’s right, seven full years. This blog has watched me go all the way through …

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a breeze at spring point ledge

a breeze at spring point ledge

a breeze at spring point ledge

it was a wonderful spot for sitting.

brad visits boston!

a very tall ship - with awesome flags

a very tall ship - with awesome flags

Last weekend was the best weekend. Why? Brad came to Boston for a visit!

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strawberry picking: perception vs. reality

pick your own strawberries

Last weekend, I decided to go strawberry picking.

pick your own strawberries

I drove through the country side with high ambition: I’d bake a pie, definitely. And I planned to make more awesome granola to top with the freshest strawberries. And …

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