130 - “Let The Light In” Quilt, Kim Eichler-Messmer, Value: $750

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Hand dyed cotton, machine quilted

"I have always loved working with color. When I learned how to percentage dye fabrics, a very systematic method that involves precisely measuring fabric and dye, I was amazed by how many color variations are possible. This body of work satisfies the color nerd in me while also allowing me to create a vast quantity of dye recipes for use in other work."

Dimensions: 52" x 52"

"I grew up in Iowa as an only child to two very hard working, creative, nature loving parents. I learned how to sew in the 5th grade when my dad and I made a quilt out of our old shirts. In college, at Iowa State University, I studied engineering, Spanish, Portuguese, drawing, and printmaking before finally realizing my love of textiles in a yardage screen printing class. I earned an MFA in Textiles from the University of Kansas. Now I live in Kansas City where I am an Associate Professor at the Kansas City Art Institute and make loads of quilts. Most of my quilts are hand dyed and I love teaching others how to dye fabric. I teach workshops regularly around the US (I'm eager to travel abroad to teach - email me if you live somewhere cool and you want me to come there!). My book, Modern Color: An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts, was published in 2014. I also frequently show my work in galleries."


Catalog number 130

Value: $750
Bidding ended: 3:00pm, 20 May 20213:00pm, Thursday 20 May 2021America/New York


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kobrien4853 2:59pm 20 May 2021 $650
guitaramy 2:52pm 20 May 2021 $600
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janthrelkeld 9:11am 19 May 2021 $500
Bill Carmean 10:10am 18 May 2021 $450
mmtezak 9:33pm 12 May 2021 $400
jayjudy 8:53pm 12 May 2021 $350
Amy Evans 9:38am 08 May 2021 $300
goldenpl 9:54pm 07 May 2021 $250