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Spirogyra #4
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  • Copyright 2012 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size: 30" x 30"
  • Techniques: Machine pieced, appliquéd, and quilted
  • Materials: fabric: 100% cotton  / batting: 50% cotton | 50% bamboo
  • Owner: Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Photo: Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Price: $3200.00
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Email • Phone: 360-385-2568 • Snail Mail: Bryerpatch Studio •10 Baycliff Place. • Port Townsend, WA 98368
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original pencil sketch


The four fabrics used in this quilt


Color studies for Spirogyra #4

Design Concept

For many years a small clipping from a magazine hung over my desk. It was a picture taken through a microscope of spirogyra, a single cell, filamentous algae, commonly known as pond scum. This the fourth quilt I have made, inspired by the patterns of dots and curving stripes found in that image.

This entire quilt is a study in intersecting color and value gradations. The fabrics used are all from my Gradations collection for Benartex. The dots are quilted in a pattern of small irregular ovals, which look like pebbles. The pebbles seem to float because the thread color matches the background fabric.The background fabrics are quilted in a small meander pattern. The yellow/green stripes, dividing the segments are quilted in wavy lines that roughly echo the edges of the templates.

Before choosing fabrics for the quilt top, I did a series of color studies in Corel Draw, and chose the color combination I liked the best.

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Exhibitions:
  • Patchwork Design São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March, 2016 (invitational)
  • Bryerpatch Studio Gallery, Paducah KY 2012-13
  • 30 Quilts for 30 Years: Solo, traveling exhibition celebrating 30 years of making art quilts.
  • 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

Publications

  • None as of 1/22/17
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Updated 1/22/17

Updated 1/22/17