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LEGENDARY by PAT BRAVO

FABRIC PROJECT CATALOG


Passionate persistence and an inďŹ nite love for design

have led Pat Bravo to design

forty collections

over the past fourteen years. Legendary tells the story of her best-selling designs,

and brings them together harmoniously

through what is Pat’s signature:

AN EXQUISITE USE OF COLOR.


“I see the world for its beauty and majesty. The intricate, the ornate, the royal… All of this catches my eye. You can say I have soulful eyes.”

My passion for sewing materialized at the age of 9, when I sat down at my mother’s sewing machine for the first time. At the age of 13, I joined a sewing school in my native Buenos Aires, learning everything about fabrics, dressmaking, and patterns. For many years I lived in this wonderful world, until it was time to go to college. I decided to study law and sew on the side, but soon realized that this was not my dream. I dropped out and took three years of painting classes and around this time, I met the love of my life, Walter Bravo. Thirty-three years later, we’re still married and have a beautiful son together. He is my friend, my confidant, my everything… and my partner in our company, Art Gallery Fabrics. In 1989, we moved to the United States and I became pregnant with my son, Alex. My life changed radically after the move. Everything was completely new for me: the people, the culture, the food, the city. It was such an intense period of adaptation, that for a good amount of time, I had no energy to do the things that I loved and cherished. That all changed when Walter got me my first sewing machine! With that, I immediately came back to life! I fell in love with quilting, sewing triangles and squares together, eventually teaching myself everything that could be achieved using traditional quilting techniques. Throughout the years, my taste started evolving and I began to cross the bridge towards art quilts. First, I started with landscapes and with time my style became more abstract. I had a hard time finding color variations in batiks and that’s when I decided to paint my own fabrics. I began to see that quilters loved them, and not too long after that, Walter and I founded Art Gallery Fabrics. I am convinced that everybody is born to do something in life. This is what I was born to do and I am sure that this is what I will do for the rest of my life.


Q &A

Pat

BRAVO

“...AND MY EXCITEMENT AND PASSION TO CREATE THEM HAS NOT DIMINISHED, BUT INCREASED.”

1. Hi Pat! Congratulations on releasing your 40th collection, “Legendary!” How does it feel to achieve this amazing milestone?! It feels awesome! It’s a unique feeling, an achievement I never imagined, even in my wildest dreams. I remember several years ago, when I started painting fabrics by hand, the emotion I felt of being able to create a new concept in fabrics with completely new colors for the market that thousands of quilters started to use. Then I printed them with different motives, and I saw how much they liked them. When I had the chance to create my first commercial line in bolts, I thought I was touching the sky with my hands! It has been 14 years and 40 collections, and my excitement and passion to create them has not diminished, but increased. I feel very proud! LEGENDARY celebrates this achievement with a special group of 24 fabrics taken from my most famous designs. I guess my fans out there will

be very happy to see many of these designs, reprinted! 2. Now that you’ve created so many fabric lines over the years, what’s the biggest takeaway when it comes to creating a fabric collection? That’s a very good question! Many times people ask me how I find inspiration after having created all these collections, and the inspiration is a little bug that never stops revolving on top of my head; it never goes away! I always find a new story to tell, an idea that transforms into designs. Mostly, my source of inspiration has been fashion, especially in the last 4 or 5 years, even more so. Fashion allows you to constantly change, to evolve. As a designer, I feel that I have evolved over the years; little by little I have been shifting to a more rustic style, the “arts and crafts movement” which has to do more with a “handmade look” that is so dear to me. The colors have also changed; they are much more saturated now. That is why people appreciate that my collections are versatile and can be used for accessories, home decor, apparel and lots of quilting! 3. Describe “Legendary” in three words. Descriptive of my true self as a designer, avant-garde in color, memorable for the period of my life which it was created.


4. I’d love to see one of my designs turned into… Oh my God… can I say…. EVERYTHING? These designs are perfect for rich home decor and saturated/boho quilting; dreamy hippie apparel and the most artsy bags and pouches, kind of… “I’m free to create my own dreams”. If you want to go for modern quilting, you can mix them up with my upcoming new line of quilting blenders MATCHMADE (available in January 2019), with colors specially coordinated to match my LEGENDARY line. 6. If you only could wear three prints from “Legendary,” which ones would they be and why? Well, this question is so difficult to answer because ALL the designs are so precious to me and mainly because they represent a heartfelt period of my life. It’s hard, but if I have to chose three they would be WONDERLUST from my original INDIE; BRIT BOUTIQUE from CARNABY STREET and FEMME METALE from ROCK’N ROMANCE. 7. Now that you’ve created forty collections, what can we expect next!? I’m working on perhaps the most important collection of my life. It’s dedicated to the memory of my mom, and it will bear her name. It has all the designs she adored

through the years. I’m so excited to create a collection she would be proud of! I’m putting my heart and soul on these designs. I hope people will love it as much as I do. 8. What’s currently on your playlist? I’m all into the 80’s, that’s why disco dance! ABC, Donna Summer, Electric Light Orchestra, Kool & The Gang, Yaz, Chic and many others continue to bring happiness to my life. In addition, since I was born in a latin american country, the idol of all times of latin music Luis Miguel is the artist I love the most. He is the latin Frank Sinatra. This is all I hear!


Free Pattern ! Entwine Quilt

Designed by Pat Bravo CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD


Free Pattern! Allegra Wall by AGF Studio

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Free Pattern ! Mystica Quilt

Designed by Pat Bravo

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Free Pattern ! Infinite Pillow by AGF Studio

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Free Pattern ! Wanderlust Pillow by AGF Studio

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Pattern !

Bohemian Caravan Quilt Made by Moira de Carvalho CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD


Free Pattern !

Diamond Fleck Table Runner by AGF Studio

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Cosmos Mandal

by AG

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Free Pattern !

Tulum Pillow by AGF Studio

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Free Pattern ! Crossette Quilt

Made & designed by AGF Studio

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The Block Corner


Free Pattern ! Iris Blocks

by AGF Studio CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD


Free Pattern ! Windmill Quilt Block

by AGF Studio Featuring LGD-39710, LGD49710, LGD-49705 & LGD-39706 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

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Pattern ! Rio T-Shirt

by Colette Patterns CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD


Pattern !

Flowy Dress

by Burda Style Featuring R-39705 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD


Free Pattern ! Stories Clutch by AGF Studio

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Pattern ! Harriet Lumberjacket by Named Clothing

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Free Pattern ! Harmony Jacket (Quilted Part) by Pat Bravo

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Pattern !

Knit Dress, Rayon Sleeves by Simplicity Featuring R-39702-1 & KS-107

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Pattern ! Justine Skirt

by Ready to Sew Made by Alexis Wright Featuring LGD-49702

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Pattern !

Anna Boho Bag

by Burda Style Featuring LGD-49703 & PE-458 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD


Free Pattern ! Dreamy Clutch

by AGF Studio Featuring LGD-39700, LGD-49710 & FE-536 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD


Pattern !

Florence Kimono by Sew Caroline Featuring K-39709

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Pattern ! Knit Palazzo Pants by Simplicity Featuring K-49706

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Free Pattern !

Claudine Clutch

by Burda Style Featuring LGD-39701 & DEN-S-2000 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD


BOLD DREAMS

#AGFLegendary AVA

LGD-39701 MARQUETERIE BOLD

LGD-39706 COLLAR ENDS BOLD

LGD-39707 COLLAR ENDS DREAMS

LGD-49700 STITCHED ANTHOMANIA BOHO

LGD-49701 MARQUETERIE BOHO

LGD-49706 COLLAR ENDS BOHO

LGD-49707 COLLAR ENDS SOUL

BOHO SOUL

LGD-39700 STITCHED ANTHOMANIA BOLD


AI LABLE NOVEMBER

100% PREMIU M COT T ON | 44-45" W IDE | 125g/ s qm

LGD-39702 WONDERLUST BOLD

LGD-39703 BRIT BOUTIQUE BOLD

LGD-39704 FEMME METALE BOLD

LGD-39705 MEADOW BOLD

LGD-39708 TRINKETS BOLD

LGD-39709 TRINKETS DREAMS

LGD-39710 FLECKS BOLD

LGD-39711 FLECKS DREAMS

LGD-49702 WONDERLUST BOHO

LGD-49703 BRIT BOUTIQUE BOHO

LGD-49704 FEMME METALE BOHO

LGD-49705 MEADOW BOHO

LGD-49708 TRINKETS BOHO

LGD-49709 TRINKETS SOUL

LGD-49710 FLECKS BOHO

LGD-49711 FLECKS SOUL


In 2004, our desire to bring a chic and modern perspective to the quilting idustry is what inspired us to start Art Gallery Fabrics. Since then creativity, beauty, and design have been our passions. And to this day, they have not changed. When it comes to designing a collection we always keep originality and uniqueness on the top of our list. We have the pleasure of working with a talented design team who creates enticing color palettes and artful, intricate prints that make our collections one of a kind. Art Gallery designs fabrics that keep up with ongoing trends and at the same time it encourages our customers to use new colors and patterns so they venture out of their usual comfort zone. Designs that evoke style with a statement of color. A quality that sets us apart. Art Gallery Fabrics! QUILTING COTTON | 100% PIMA COTTON | 44-45" WIDE (114 cm) KNIT | 95% PIMA COTTON & 5% SPANDEX | 58/60" (152 cm) RAYON | 100% RAYON | 54/56"

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Legendary Fabric Range by Pat Bravo For Art Gallery Fabrics  

Passionate persistence and an infinite love for design have led Pat Bravo to design forty collections over the past fourteen years. Legendar...

Legendary Fabric Range by Pat Bravo For Art Gallery Fabrics  

Passionate persistence and an infinite love for design have led Pat Bravo to design forty collections over the past fourteen years. Legendar...