click for larger image Lepidopteran #5
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  • Copyright © 2016 Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry
  • Size: 48" x 48" (122cm x 122cm)
  • Techniques: Hand dyed, machine pieced, and quilted
  • Materials: dye, ink, pencil, fabric:100% cotton • batting: 50% cotton 50% bamboo • thread: polyester & acrylic
  • Price: $14,500.00
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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

Design Concept

This design was inspired by a small photo of a green moth which I had saved for many years in my “inspiration” file.

Rather than copy the photo, I studied the colors and patterns of the moth, analyzing what had made me want to save the photo in the first place. Then I used some of these patterns and colors to create a completely abstract design.

Some of the fabrics were hand dyed. The rest are from the various collections of fabric I have designed for Benartex, and are based on my hand-painted originals. I also added ink and pencil in some areas. The back of the quilt is a single piece of hand-painted sheeting.

The quilting was done with dozens of different colors of thread, creating additional patterns and shading to compliment the overall design.


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  • Bryerpatch Studio Open House & Garden Tour, Port Townsend, WA, June, 2016
  • Road to California Quilt Show, Ontario, California, January 19-22, 2017 (2nd Place: Art Abstract)
  • Alchemy of the Abstract VIII, (juried, multimedia exhibition), Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA, June 1-26, 2017 (Peoples Choice)
  • AQS Quilt Show: Grand Rapids, DeVos Place Convention Center,  Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 16-19, 2017 
  • Interpretations: Conversations, Visions Art Museum,  2825 Dewey Road, Suite 100,  San Diego, CA 92106, 619-546-4872, visions@visionsartmuseum.org, October 21, 2017—January 7, 2018


  • SAQA: Art Quilt Quarterly, 2017, Issue #8, p. 55
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Bryerpatch Studio • 10 Baycliff Place • Port Townsend, WA • 98368 • USA
360-385-2568 • caryl@bryerpatch.com

Updated 10/4/17