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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

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Annual Ladies' Board Rummage Sale orange sewing machine from germany
Marietta Big Chicken custom plush tiny narwhal graduation gift

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studying for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam

One month and eight days to go until graduation! And I’m “celebrating” the home stretch by studying everything I’ve ever learned. The Fundamentals of Engineering exam, which qualifies me as an Engineer-in-Training, takes place on Saturday: it’s 8 hours long, and it’s pretty scary.

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yawn yawn (or, an unflattering self-portrait)

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.