The Latest News

Creating Bags With Cork Fabric

cork cork fabric

Creating Bags With Cork Fabric

Cork is one of our favorite fabrics to use on bags. Its versatility lends itself to endless design options, and sewing it is a breeze!

Read more →


Look At All The Cici Tote Creations!

Cici Too Cici Tote Bag Facebook group

Look At All The Cici Tote Creations!

The members of the Kaya Papaya Design Facebook Pattern Group have been busy! Check out all their creativity and beautiful work they've posted. Not a member? Check the link at the end of the blog post. We'd love to see your creations and have you join in the discussions.

Read more →


The Art of Pattern Design

The Art of Pattern Design

Many of you are handbag makers and some of you aspire to being pattern designers. There’s a lot more to it than just drawing a pattern and putting it out for sale. Interested in what it’s all about?

Read more →


Just What Does "Confident Beginner" Mean Anyway?

project fails skill level vinyl fabric

Just What Does "Confident Beginner" Mean Anyway?

Wondering where you fall on the Skill Level spectrum? I was confident that I was NOT a beginner. But there is always something new to learn.

Read more →


New Year, New Pattern - The Cici Tote Bag Digital Pattern is here!

New Year, New Pattern - The Cici Tote Bag Digital Pattern is here!

We’re pleased to announce our first pattern release of 2020 – The Cici Tote Bag Digital Pattern. Take a peek at the gorgeous renditions that our group of testers have crafted and get inspired!. Be sure to take advantage of our 48 hour special pricing beginning Tuesday, January 21 at 6:00 a.m.

 

 

Read more →