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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coconut chocolate cheesecake

choppy waves at sea, grab hold of the mast, don’t let yourself overboard!

coconut chocolate cheesecake!


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best-ever day

Please note the very large difference between the phrases “best-ever day” and “best day ever”. This is by no means the best day ever, but I have named today best-ever day because of two accomplishments.

Primarily, the completion of The Softest Shirt Ever. While I was not able to experience its softness for an …

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banana peanut butter coconut muffins

banana baking cravings are only quelled by oven fresh, moist goodness.

banana peanut butter coconut muffins

One food that always makes me happy is the Perfect Banana. Freckled all over, a few days past ripe, sweet and slightly squishy… that is …

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cloudy day projects

mornings give choices. make your own misery, or embrace the new day.

It’s wet outside and very cloudy, chilly inside and quite dark. It’s a day with a choice: Be A Sloth Day (just don’t get out of bed) or Baking and Sewing Day (once the lights are all turned …

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