the sewing studio

Progress… 3 Snugbugs Fall 2017 Limited Launch

Greetings snugbugs! It’s a strangely sticky night for northern Minnesota and I’m trying to settle in after a long day of innkeeping, marketing clienting, sewing and a bit of plotting. I was up at 5 to get an early grab-an-go breakfast ready for guests at... read more

{finished} Spring Wardrobe Sudoku Capsule 2017

Hello sewing friends and assorted other internet dwelling creatures! I was staring at the buildup of fabric scraps in my sewing room this morning and realized that I had actually finished my spring wardrobe capsule! I’d gotten a little sidetracked with piles of... read more

Ribbon Cutting at Three Snugbugs Studios

This week was an exciting next step for Jeff and I! After months of plotting and planning, and a short few weeks of crazy studio time, we had our ribbon cutting at 3 Snugbugs Studios last Friday. It was a blast! Ribbon cuttings in our town (as, I’m sure most)... read more

{Behind the Scenes} A few trials in the studio

This week has been a whirlwind – both in the studio and at home – as we’ve taken the dive into getting the first round of lovlies for the studio out of my head and on some hangers! The first project was getting a fairly simply design that I love sewn... read more

The 3 Snugbugs Studio Tour

Things are heating up for 3 Snugbugs Studios! Our grand opening and ribbon cutting is next Friday and work starts on production tomorrow — later tonight I’ll finish up the pre-production planning for our first 12 pieces. I thought it would be fun to give... read more

New sewing room and overdue mini-house tour!

Greetings earthlings! I’m back from a few days in Memphis for birthday celebrating! If ya’ll follow me on Instagram you may have seen some of the pictures. It was the best birthday EVER! We found a charming little cottage on airbnb.com that’s... read more

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.

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