Illusion #44
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  • Copyright 2010 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size: width  26" x height 32"
  • Techniques: Machine pieced and quilted
  • Materials: fabric: 100% cotton  / batting: 50% cotton/50%polyester
  • Private Collection, Paducah, Kentucky
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Design Concept:

This quilt is part of a series exploring the illusion of overlapping transparent triangles. All of the fabrics in this quilt were designed by Caryl for Benartex and come from her Gradations and Splash collections. The quilting was done with polyester top stitching thread, beginning with a two spirals of flourescent orange #30 top-stitching thread. The background areas are quilted in swirling organic patterns in Caryl's signature style, with darker thread that has less contrast with the underlying fabrics.

Process and Technical Details:
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.


  • Bryerpatch Studio Gallery: October, 2010


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