Limited 3 Snugbugs Studios Release Coming This Fall

Hello Snugbug fillies and friends! Things are hopping around the Three Snugbugs Studios way up here in the cold north! Like the Starks, we are well aware winter is coming and have challenged ourselves to welcome it with open arms and a limited line release just in...

{finished} The Lavender Lounge Duster

Greetings you sweater wearing minxes. This make might win the award for longest-held fabric. This sweater knit has been in my stash forever. A sort of dusty lavender in a maybe 6x6 commercial knit. I've never loved it I don't know why I bought it initially. Likely, I...

{finished} Tina Given’s Patricia Skirt and Tunic

Today I've got a few more entries for my Spring Sudoku Wardrobe Capsule, perfect for you sleepy orange kitty cats! This post is a two-for-one... and both of these pieces weren't in my original plan. Initially I knew I wanted to make my lime green linen into a cute,...

about patty

Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.




{another day, another cardigan}

Ho hum. I’m starting to get bored by my daily uniform of cardigans and jeans. I ran errands in the morning, then worked on a little project putting together some sewing kits in a jar to sell in the shop. There’s something about assembling kits that really appeals to...

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How I got dressed today

Greetings wallabies! Anyone out there from down under? I’d like some first hand information on wallabies. In return I can assure you that the black bears of the northern U.S. will run like the dickens if you holler and they’ll eat your garbage if you don't get it down...

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{vintage slips}

Today was a teeny bit warmer, so I went with bare legs but still stuck with boots! The best part of this outfit was that I’m wearing not one but TWO vintage… um… slips?  I spent the day around the house; blogging, catching up on other blogs, researching the history of...

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{calling it in}

Ho hum! I barely felt like I got out of jammies today – just managed to put on some chintzy bling to take my jeans-and-a-t up to a just-passable for work outfit! Morning spent doing errands, blogging, chores and sewing. Worked in the afternoon. tank – Old Navy cardi –...

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Here I am at the kickoff party for Summer of Dresses with Laura – co-instructor at Sewtropolis and author of blog Schmatte. Summer of dresses is online, so if you’re wearing a dress, send in a picture!! dress – handmade, blogged here sweater – Target, altered for a...

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{polka dots and wild hair}

Happy Mayday! It’s been one full month of posting a daily outfit and I’ve decided to add another month. Since probation period is over, I’ve also decided to add a little paragraph to each post! It’s Sunday today and I spent the day running errands, shopping for fun...

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{cozy cherries}

tank – handmade, not blogged skirt – from Target, bought last year leggings – Deb socks – handknitted wool, not blogged boots – Two Lips via DSW sweater – Nine West (? – possibly Calvin Klein, can’t remember and cut out the tag!) via Macy’s – bought a couple of years...

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{full circle fun}

tank – most comfy tank EVER!! Microrib from Target (available here) skirt – handmade, blogged here sweater – Nordstrom Rack bracelet – vintage necklace, purchased at Hunt and Gather antique shop shoes – Born via Nordstrom...

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