Wednesday, February 14, 2007

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although quilted by Ms. Lesch, to save time
for the production of her signature fabric portraits,
Alma would hire local and regional expert quilters to "quilt" the pieced tops that she made in later years (after 1970s) ... this example is an early quilt completely finished by the artist, now on display at KMAC Posted by Picasa
Quilt, pieced by the artist while in her youth
during the 1920s near Paducah, KY Posted by Picasa
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alternate view Posted by Picasa
Architectural models of Lebanon Junction, a neighboring town to Shepherdsville, representing the lifelong work of "Hog" Mattingly is presented along side the permanent collection of Alma Wallace Lesch this winter in Louisville. Posted by Picasa

Saturday, September 23, 2006

detail...banner, Alma Lesch Posted by Picasa
detail of an early 1960s textile banner for Kentucky State Fair by Alma Lesch Posted by Picasa

Monday, August 21, 2006

detail of stitchery entry Posted by Picasa
2006 Alma Wallace Lesch Memorial Award entry: stitchery Posted by Picasa

Monday, August 07, 2006

Natural Dyeing, textile display at the History Museum
see link below for info @ C-J Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

views from Alma's yard; naturalized lilies in deep beds throughout the garden Posted by Picasa