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Illusion #48
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  • Copyright 2012 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size: 30" wide x 30" high (76cm x 76cm)
  • Techniques: Machine pieced, & quilted
  • Materials: fabric: 100% cotton  / batting: 50% cotton/50% bamboo
  • Owner: Reserved for private collection, Houston, TX

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Design Concept

This quilt is part of a series exploring the illusion of overlapping transparent triangles. The quilting was done with polyester top stitching thread, beginning with a series of diagonal feathered plumes.

The feathers are quilted in darker colored threads that contrast with the background, and the negative spaces between the feathers are quilted in a mixture of organic patterns with threads that blend, in most places, with the underlying fabrics.

The quilts in this series start with two square blocks with equilateral triangles. Square A has a dark triangle on a light background and Square B has a light triangle on a dark background. The squares are sliced into strips and reassembled with alternating strips from Square A and Square B. All of the fabrics in this quilt were designed by Caryl for Benartex and come from her Gradations and Splash collections.

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Updated 1/22/17