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click for larger image The West Home
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  • Copyright © 1986 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size: 47" x 42
  • Techniques: machine pieced, appliqued, embroidered, and quilted
  • Materials: fabric-cotton and upholstery fabrics / batting: polyester
  • Owner: private collection, Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Design Concept

This quilt was commissioned by friends in Arlington Heights, Illinois. It is a likeness of their home. I worked from a photograph provided by the home owners. It is machine appliqued, using a variety of fabrics, including some of my own hand-dyed weed cloth for the foliage. The raw edges of the fabric in the maple tree and the blue spruce tree are frayed to give them a three dimensional look.

Exhibitions:

  • Quiltfest: 1986, Prairie Star Quilt Guild, Wheaton, Illinois, viewer’s choice

Publications

  • None
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Updated 12/31/16