||Bradford Fantasy #2
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- Copyright © 2015 Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry
- Size: 30" x 30" (76 cm x 76 cm)
- Techniques: Hand dyed and painted, machine pieced, appliqued
- Materials: fabric: 100% cotton / batting:
50% cotton/ 50% bamboo
- Price: $4200.00
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Email Phone: 360-385-2568 Snail Mail: Bryerpatch Studio 10 Baycliff Place. Port Townsend, WA 98368
In the neighborhood near my former home in aducah KY there are Bradford Pear trees which produce autumn leaves in an amazing variety of different colors and patterns. For several years I picked up especially beautiful specimens and scanned or photographed them. This quilt was inspired some of the characteristic patterns in these beautiful leaves. It is not meant to be a picture of a leaf, but simply a play on some of the design elements of the leaves.
All of the fabrics in the center of the quilt were hand painted and dyed. The outside border fabrics are from my Caryl’s Feather collection, which I designed for Benartex.
The quilting is done with many different colors of polyester top-stitching thread. The appliqued spots in the center of each leaf section are quilted in the color of the background, to make the pebbly pattern look like it is floating.
- Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Arts Center, Auburn, NY, October 2015-January, 2016
- Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry: 40 Years of Color, Light, & Motion, University Museum, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, January 26 - April 16, 2016
- Fantasies in Fiber & Beads: (two person show) Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA, May 5-29, 2016
- Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry: 40 Years of Color, Light, & Motion
- Mitchell Museum, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL, July 31-October 9, 2016
- Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts,
Newnan, GA January 9 - February 17, 2017
- Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange, TX • March 30 - June 25, 2017
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