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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!


  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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  • Bonnie Pfrimmer says...

    I don’t know what I would make with the fabric but it is beautiful..Thank you for sharing..

    On August 20, 2014

  • mary says...

    I’d love to make a quilt of Broken Herringbone blocks using theses gorgeous fabrics – thanks

    On August 20, 2014

  • Mariana@CoserTejerCrear says...

    I’d make that tote, of course! It’s beautiful! Thanks!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Chris says...

    I think I would make some pillows. I love the colors, Beautiful!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Emma House says...

    This would make a lovely table runner and mats.

    On August 20, 2014

  • cassie says...

    they would make beautiful cosmetic bags

    On August 20, 2014

  • Stella Liwanpo says...

    I love bagmaking too, but would probably use the fabrics for a quilt.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Hayley says...

    One of these days I’ll make a bag. I am a bit scared, but every post I see edges me a bit closer…

    On August 20, 2014

  • Nancy B from Many LA says...

    I’d make the tote – it’s so cute!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Jan says...

    this beautiful fabric would make a stunning throw quilt.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Alyce {Blossom Heart Quilts} says...

    I’d actually love to make a notebook cover from these. I’m such a geometric-design person, and so are Angela’s fabrics!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Linda Rumsey says...

    I love the tote bag and it’s inspired me to try making my own!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Jess says...

    I would use them in a quilt :o)

    On August 20, 2014

  • Vera says...

    I would make some pillow covers. Thx.

    On August 20, 2014

  • DeborahGun says...

    I would make a tote just like yours – I love it!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Paula says...

    I love how the collection works in the tote. I’d love to make something similar.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Mari-Ann says...

    I could see these being gorgeous throw pillows in m house – the colors remind me of saltwater form some reason, a thing which I am surrounded by! Thanks very much to both of you for offering this giveaway!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Linda Pawlak says...

    I REALLY love the bag you showed and think it would be a perfect bag for vacation. Thanks for the chance to win!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Terri Herman says...

    This collection would make a lovely table runner. Thanks!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Karen Propes says...

    I love the tote, the block makes the fabric colors explode. I would love to make a tote, these colors deserve to be shared as much as you can. I’d love to make your tote, haven’t tried one like that but really want to give it a go. Thanks for your giveaway.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Anne J says...

    I think I would make the Bombay tote. I have just started to make totes as they have always intimidated me. Now I’m hooked!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Nupur says...

    I’d love to make quilted tote bags for myself and as gifts for special friends!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Joan says...

    I would make new pillows for the living room.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    On August 20, 2014

  • peggy jebavy says...

    Love this tote and the fabric. Thanks for the chance to win!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Gina says...

    I think placemats or a table runner would be a lovely way to use this fabric line.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Rachelle - Warming Crafts says...

    I’d make some project bags for my knitting

    On August 20, 2014

  • Jenny Greene says...

    Such pretty fabric! Absolutely love your bag!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Susan Pagano says...

    The Legacy fabric is beautiful & I definitely want to make the bag! I can also see a lap quilt in that fabric too. Thanks!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Jodie says...

    I haven’t made a bag like this. I think I’d definitely give it a try with these fabrics.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Jodi says...

    I love your Bombay tote the colors in her collection are perfect. I would make a tote or bag. Thanks for the giveaway

    On August 20, 2014

  • Kathy says...

    Heck, I love this tote! It showcases the fabric wonderfully, plus it’s gorgeous. kathleen dot lutz at doh dot state dot nj dot us

    On August 20, 2014

  • Margaret A says...

    I’ve had my eye on the Legacy fabrics for some time and thought I’d like to make a quilt. But now that I see your bag pattern, I’m afraid a bag would have to come first. The Bombay Tote is gorgeous! and I’m excited you’ll be doing an online class. Thanks for the giveaway!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Kitti Popovics says...

    I think a tote bag would be wonderful – but a bit more easier one as I am a new joiner in the sewers club :)

    On August 20, 2014

  • Ramona M. says...

    I would love to use them to make a bag or maybe a sweet baby quilt.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Willa says...

    Love making bags and would enjoy working with this fabric and pattern. Usually, I do my own designs.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Beth says...

    Since the collection matches my kitchen counters, I would make place mats for Mr. Empty-Nester and me to use… Maybe they won’t get stained! Love your tote!!!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Sherrye says...

    Normally I HAVE to make something entirely different…can’t stand looking like everyone else. But in this case I would make this bag with this fabric. It’s absolutely darling!! Thanks for the giveaway.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Allison C says...

    I have been meaning to try this pattern and I love how yours came out. I would try the same pattern, but make a zipper pouch.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Beth B says...

    The Bombay Tote is a great project. I think the fabric would also make a nice table runner or placemats.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Steph Blair says...

    I seriously might try the tote bag, though I’d need to have a go with some slightly less amazing fabric first as I’ve never made a bag before. Love the bag, love the fabric.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Emilee says...

    I see a baby quilt or a sunshade or two for my car (saw a quilted one online and I really want to make some!!)

    On August 20, 2014

  • Liz Fane says...

    I just made a quilt as you go bag from a Craftsy Tutorial and would love to make another with this fabric. Would love to give the Bombay Tote a try when you get your tutorial together.

    On August 20, 2014

  • Karen T. says...

    I would make some pillows.

    On August 20, 2014

  • caitlin says...

    i would probably use them to make a quilt :)

    On August 20, 2014

  • Sarah N says...

    Thanks for the opportunity! I’m working on some wonky log cabins for a rainbow quilt and have yet to do the blues, so some of these would go into that : )

    On August 20, 2014

  • Shayne D says...

    I love your bag but I think I would make a wall hanging or a lap quilt!

    On August 20, 2014

  • L says...

    I’m on a baby quilt kick right now—these would probably go into another one!

    On August 20, 2014

  • L Carolyn Ghearing says...

    I am in love! The style is wonderful…I have been looking for a tote with usable pockets…great work!

    On August 20, 2014

  • Michele T says...

    Gorgeous fabric line… love the colours and designs!!! I would make a bed runner quilt. Thanks for the chance!

    On August 20, 2014

  • kris says...

    Well….I would really like to make that tote with it……Sososo cute!

    On August 20, 2014

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