Midnight Fantasy #2
by Caryl Bryer Fallert

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  • Copyright © 2000 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size:  48" x 48"
  • Techniques: Hand dyed and painted, machine pieced, and quilted
  • Materials: 100% cotton fabric
    batting: 80% cotton / 20% polyester
  • Private Collection: StLouis, MO
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Email • Phone: 270-444-8040 • Snail Mail: Bryerpatch Studio • 502 N. 5th St. • Paducah KY 42001
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original doodle
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final refined pencil sketch

Design Concept

The design for this quilt came during a sleepless night when I got out of bed, and made a series of ten small drawings to pass the time. The second of those drawings was refined to create the design for this quilt. The final design was enlarged and drawn full size on a four foot square piece of paper to create the templates for this quilt.

The full size cartoon was cut up into individual templates, which were used as patterns for cutting my fabric shapes. The spiky curves were paper pieced directly on the paper templates.

The swirling design is pieced from fabrics which were painted

with dye, or dyed in  gradations of solid colors from light to dark.   Many different colors of cotton and polyester top stitching thread were used for the quilting. Quilting

Many different colors of cotton and polyester top stitching thread were used for the quilting.

Exhibitions and Awards:

  • American Quilters Society Show and Contest, April,   2001, Paducah, KY 
  • Caryl Bryer Fallert: A Sense of Wonder, solo exhibition at the Burlington Arts Center, Burlington, ON, Canada, Feb. 28- Mar.30. 2001 info@BurlingtonArtCentre.on.ca   To see the whole show, Click Here
  • Art Quilts: Contemporary Art Forms from Traditional Origins, May 19-August 15, 2000,   Dubuque Museum of Art,  John Anderson-Bricker - Curator,  701 Locust St.,  Dubuque IA 52001,  Phone: 319-557-1951 •   Email johnab@mwci.net

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  • International Quilt Association Show, Quilt Festival, Houston, TX, 2000, First Place
  • Paintings in Cloth and Thread, Davison Art Gallery, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624, Sponsored by:  Quilted Treasures, Contact Joan Parker, PO Box 563, Pittsford , NY 14534 / 716-381-8192 / quiltedtreasures@attglobal.net , Invitational Show, 2001
  • Fiber Art 2001, (juried) Gallery 510, Decatur, IL. BEST OF SHOW


  • Quilts a World of Beauty, IQA Journal, Spring, 2001 Back Cover
  • Fiber Art 2001, show postcard, Gallery 510, Decatur, IL.
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Updated 11/11/13