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Soaring Compliments
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  • Copyright © 2003 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size: 24" x 24"
  • Techniques: Hand dyed, machine pieced, appliqued, and quilted
  • Materials: fabric: 100% cotton  / batting: 80% cotton / 20% polyester
  • Private Collection: Japan
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Design Concept

The inspriation for this machine-embroidered, fabric collage came from a photograph I took of Noddy terns, nesting in the trees on Heron Island in Australia. The quilt was constructed in layers beginning with snippets on a dye-painted background, and building up to the fused appliqued birds on the top layer.


  • Solo Exhibition, Little White School Musuem, Oswego, IL 2003


  • Soaring Compliments Pattern Cover
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