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Bombay Tote Reveal + a Special Fabric Giveaway // Legacy Collection by Angela Walters

This week I had the wonderful opportunity to play with a beautiful fat eighth bundle of Angela Walters new fabric collection, Legacy.

The Legacy collection was inspired by the legacy bestowed upon artist Angela Walters. Angela dedicates this collection to her beloved Grandfather. These designs range from new quilting designs to those handed down.

The colors used in Legacy are not my usual color choices but as I worked with the collection they grew on me so much that now I am absolutely in love with them. There isn’t one print in the entire collection I don’t like and believe me, that is rarely the case. Usually, there is a print or two in collections I am not too keen on, but not this time!

The Bombay Tote

Finding the perfect project to feature this beautiful collection was a tough one. A few months back, I shared with you the original Bombay Tote I made for my friend Amanda. The Bombay Tote is a pattern I plan to teach in an upcoming online Pile O’ Fabric bag making class. The tote is very versatile. You can use any pieced block for the upper portion of the bag, which makes it perfect for quilt-as-you-go blocks or even orphan quilt blocks.

For this version of the Bombay Tote I used the Bloomin’ Quilt-As-You-Go technique by Cori at Let’s Eat Grandpa for the upper panel. I only had a fat eighth bundle of the Legacy collection so I used two coordinating prints from my stash for the interior as well as a Moda Crossweave for the bag straps, bottom, and facing.

As I have said before, with each bag I make I fall even more in love with bag making. It was a wonderful pleasure to have the chance to play with this beautiful fabric collection!

Legacy will be shipping to fabric shops this month. The entire collection will be available for purchase at the Fat Quarter Shop.

Special Legacy Giveaway

fg-adAngela kindly offered to give away a fat eighth bundle of the entire Legacy collection to one lucky Pile O’ Fabric reader.

Enter To Win!

Follow the steps in the Rafflecopter widget below to enter. The first step is to leave a blog post comment telling me what project you would make with the Legacy collection.

*NOTE – If your comment doesn’t show up immediately there is no need to re-comment. On giveaway days my commenting system thinks I am getting spammed with the mass amount of comments in a short time, so it sends some comments to moderation automatically. Your comment will show as soon as I can go through all the comments and approve them.

For Bonus Entries

  • Easy Entry for all Pile O’ Fabric email Subscribers
  • Easy Entry for Pile O’ Fabric Facebook Fans

This giveaway will end Wednesday, September 18th, at 12 a.m. EST. Mr. Random will choose one winner and I will announce their name Wednesday on Facebook and Twitter and I will email the winner directly. * Note * This giveaway is open to anyone near or far.

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Have a great rest of your weekend!

Alyssa

  p.s. A complementary Legacy fat eighth bundle was provided to allow me to share my project inspiration as well as allow you to participate in this giveaway (see blog disclosure).
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