running a business

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...
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{thoughts} Doing Less

It’s the Sunday after Thanksgiving, rainy and foggy. I’ve got 60’s R&B Christmas music playing. And a pine scented candle burning. I can hear Jeff clanging around downstairs. I’m hoping he’ll bring me coffee. I’ve been walking...
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How important is the ladder, anyway?

Hey snugbugs! Today I’m talking about my poor joke telling abilities and lack of basic faith. Sounds super fun, right? Lately, I’ve found myself telling the same joke over and over. Sometimes in my head to myself. It’s the one where the man falls in...
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about 3 snugbugs studios


Hi there! We’re Patty and Jeff. This is the Three Snugbugs blog where we share cool how-to’s, new designs, clever tips, shabby furniture projects and the real deal on what it’s like running a small business in the heart of the Virginia countryside. 

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Classes! June and July… shirts and dresses.

Hey there cats and kittens! I’m calling it in today… I spent yesterday working in the garden and this morning I’m updating my class page and am just re-posting it here, too. It’s pretty exciting around Sewtropolis this summer – we’re taking a break from our normal mix... read more

blogging tips… those pesky photos…

Greetings bloggerbears!! That’s what we call Lucy the hound – puppy bear. Also, Mr. Bug calls me mamabear and I call him papabear… and we tend to add ‘bear’ to the end of all our friends names. Some deal with it better than others – heidibear and cylebear are fine... read more
snugbug coffee break

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