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A Guide to Success With Kaya Papaya Design's Patterns

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A Guide to Success With Kaya Papaya Design's Patterns

We optimize our patterns for all levels of bag makers. From beginner to advanced, we've got you covered with clear instructions, color photos, instructional tips, and a color-coded Fabric and Interfacing Cut List and Pattern Piece Labels. Every detail has been carefully thought out and tested for optimum success.

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How To Get the Most From Kaya Papaya Design's Reward Program

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How To Get the Most From Kaya Papaya Design's Reward Program

Who doesn't want to get a good deal? Or stretch their money? Or buy more of a favored item? "Not me!" says no one at any time, ever. 

Our Pattern Perks reward program is a big win.

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Say Hello to The Duffy Bag - The Laila Weekender's Little Brother!

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Say Hello to The Duffy Bag - The Laila Weekender's Little Brother!

The Duffy Bag was created at the request of bag makers who loved The Laila Weekender, but wanted to know how to shrink the pattern. With the detailing on that bag, it is not as simple as reducing by X%. Now everybody can make the smaller bag - no math required! Check out the variety of tester makes!

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How To Sew Great Slip Pockets - And Get The Details Right

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How To Sew Great Slip Pockets - And Get The Details Right

Slip pockets are a key functional part of your handbag. But getting sloppy with your pocket sewing can really detract from the look and the perceived value of your bag. Take a little bit of time to learn to do it right, and you'll be getting compliments on your pockets! The Colette Bowler Bag in the photo with the great slip pockets is by The Busy Sewing Room.

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Add An Upscale Look With Vinyl and Faux Leather

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Add An Upscale Look With Vinyl and Faux Leather

Vinyl or faux leather can add sophistication to a bag. If that's the look you're going for, but have been hesitant to try, check out our tips for all things relating to sewing with vinyl and faux leather.

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