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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!

My Products

maker signs from lasercut wood, available at samanthasnap on etsy

plush narwhal sewing kit: make a narwhal! available at fluffyland

wood camera necklaces, available at samanthasnap on etsy

Fluffyland Narwhal Sewing Pattern, Whale Sewing Pattern PDF

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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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 …

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checking in

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.

studying for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, fueled by ...

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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.