Cynthia L. Vogt

Quilt Artist
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Kirehashi
Made in 2007, Sold.
  
Materials:  Dupioni silk, hand-loomed silk with fiddlehead fern cotton, silk ramie, tassar silk, muga silk, antique Kimono and yukata remnants, Japanese woven cottons, commercial cottons.
 
 Techniques:  Free motion machine quilting, machine piecing, machine applique
   
Size:  18.5" x 30"
 
 
 
Artist Statement
For several years I lived in Japan and collected fabrics, old and new, to use in my quilts.  Each of these beautiful textiles has traveled many miles
and lived several lives to get to this point.
As time has passed, my collection has diminished and I find myself using smaller and smaller pieces -- partly because it is hard to use the last bit of a textile never to be seen again.  And partly because it is my wish to share the fragments of what remain.
Kirehashi is Japanese for "Fragment".
Enjoy
 
 
Exhibits
  • Lower Town Quilt Walk, April 2007, Paducah, Kentucky
  • International Quilt Festival, October 2008, Houston, Texas