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  • DESIGNED AND PIECED BY: Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • QUILTED BY:  Jeanne Redal, St. Louis, MO
  • DATE:  1985
  • SIZE:  95" wide X 102" high 
  • MATERIALS:  100% cotton fabric / polyester batting
  • TECHNIQUES: Machine pieced, hand quilted
  • PRICE:  nfs
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Design Concept

This quilt was made from strip-pieced solid and print fabrics, left over from my landscape quilt "Through the Gazebo Window".  My intention was to create the illusion of changes in light, using hundreds of different fabrics.  The arrangement of blocks is based, loosely on the traditional "Rail Fence" pattern.  The black sashing was made in graduated sizes, and broken up with inserts of color, which give the quilt the look of a maze.  The finished quilt reminded me of an aerial view of a city, therefore the title, "Urban Maze".


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  • QUILTESSENCE, Worcester Crafts Center, (invitational) 1985   Worchester, MA
  • THE MONROE GALLERY, 1986 (solo exhibition) Chicago, IL
  • TEXTILE ARTS CENTER:  QUILT INVITATIONAL (three person show) 1986, Chicago, IL
  • CARLINVILLE QUILT CONFERENCE, 1987 (invitational) Carlinville, IL 
  • A HOLIDAY GARDEN OF QUILTS, Illinois Quilters Inc.  1986, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL
  • A HOLIDAY GATHERING, Eastcoast Quilters Alliance, 1989 Westford, MA   (THIRD PLACE)
  • CONTEMPORARY QUILTS, (invitational) 1997 Everson Arts Center, Syracuse, NY
  • SPECTRUM: THE TEXTILE ART OF CARYL BRYER FALLERT, Solo Exhibition, 1997-1998    New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA
  • Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry: 40 Years of Color, Light, & Motion
    • University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, January 26 - April 16, 2016
    • Mitchell Museum, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL, July 31-October 9, 2016
    • Nixon Centre for Performing & Visual Arts, Newnan, GA January 9 - February 17, 2017
    • Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange, TX • March 30 - June 25, 2017


  • TRADITIONAL QUILTER, 1997: Golden 50th Issue, p. 38
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Updated 12/24/16