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  • Copyright © 2017 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size: 44" x 44"
  • Techniques: machine pieced, and quilted
  • Fabric: 100% cotton • Batting:  50% cotton / 50% bamboo
  • Price: $12,000.00
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If you would like to purchase or exhibit this quilt, please contact Caryl privately.
Email • Phone: 360-385-2568 • Snail Mail: Bryerpatch Studio •10 Baycliff Place. • Port Townsend, WA 98368
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Design Concept

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The inspiration for this quilt came from photos we took in 2016 in the Baptistery of St. John in Pisa, Italy (Battistero di San Giovanni: started in 1152). Rather than trying to reproduce the photo in fabric, I created a composition that captures the feeling one has inside the building, looking up at the lofty arches with the light streaming in.

I started by compressing the photo into a square and making a (much simplified) drawing in pen. The drawing was scanned into the computer and colored in Corel Draw. This is not a final color rendering. I'm just playing with some colors and values to get a general idea of what is likely to work.

All of the fabrics in the quilt came from the various collections I have designed for Benartex.

 

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Exhibitions:

  • Tactile Architecture,
    • International Quilt Market and Festival, November 2 – 5, 2017
    • Spring International Quilt Festival, April 12-14, 2018
  • AQS Quilt Week Grand Rapids, DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI, August 22–25, 2018 (Best Wall Quilt)
  • AQS Quilt Week Paducah - Fall, Schroeder Convention Center, Paducah, KY, September 12–15, 2018 (First Place Overall)
  • AQS Quilt Week Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, VA, October
    3–6, 2018
  • Then & Now: A Paducah Fiber Artists Group Retrospective, National Quilt Museum of the United States, Paducah, KY, November 16, 2018 - January 29, 2019

Publications

  • AQS Quilt Week Grand Rapids, 2018 Show Book, p. 69
  • American Quilter Magazine, November 2018, P. 35
  • AQS Quilt Week Virginia Beach Show Book, 2018, p. 56
  • American Quilter Magazine, January 2019, P. 34
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Bryerpatch Studio • 10 Baycliff Place • Port Townsend, WA • 98368 • USA
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Updated 12/7/18