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Posts Tagged ‘Purse’

Special Road Fabric Inspires A Special Road Challenge

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Have you started putting together your shopping list for Road 2015?  

We hope it includes Road to California’s 20th Anniversary Celebration fabric designed by Alexander Henry Fabrics. This commemorative fabric comes in two different color backgrounds and in two different weights: cotton and heavy oxford.



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To encourage creativity – and some fun — with this great fabric, Road to California and ByAnnie’s Soft and Stable are sponsoring the Road to California Tote Bag and Purse Challenge. Cash prizes and merchandise totaling $1,000 will be awarded for purses or tote bags made from the heavy oxford weight of the 20th Anniversary fabric. The bags or purses can be any size or style, uniquely designed or made from a pattern and can include other fabric, embellishments, hardware, or stabilizers. Entries will be juried and the winners, along with a few additional selected entries, will be displayed at Road to California’s 2016 show.

What are the prizes being offered for the Road to California Tote Bag and Purse Challenge?

Best of Show: $400 Cash Prize from Road to California.

1st Runnerup – $300 gift certificate from ByAnnie.com

2nd Runnerup – $200 gift certificate from ByAnnie.com

3rd Runnerup – $100 gift certificate from ByAnnie.com

The deadline for the contest entry is October 1, 2015. Rules and the official entry blank will be available beginning March 15, 2015 on the Road to California and ByAnnie.com websites,

Remember, the exclusive Road to California 20th Anniversary commemorative fabric is available to purchase during Road to California 2015 at Road’s Souvenir Booth #702/703 or online at our store. The fabric is a limited printing and will not be reprinted, so be sure to order early. The 45”” wide oxford fabric used for the Road to California Tote Bag and Purse Challenge is $15.74 a yard.

How will you design your tote bag or purse for this challenge? We can’t wait to see what you come up with.