Friday, October 29, 2010

"Sallie" 26" x 36" woven wall-hanging

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"Sallie" reproduced as woven tapestry wall-hanging for interior spaces (detail above)
from the original 1996 mixed media "fabric portrait" by Kentucky textile artist
Alma Lesch 1917-1999
26" x 36"  Victorian themed wall-hanging
in limited quantity
donated for permanent display in Bullitt County HistoryMuseum
in Shepherdsville, KY 40165

Inquire: Small Town Gallery Inc. 502-955-9255
Brooks, KY 40109
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Monday, October 25, 2010

"Sallie" 1996, the original image shown here is now available as a woven tapestry 26" x 36" ready to enjoy.
also available at for $59.95 in Brooks KY
Premier issue SPOOL magazine
attention fiber artists, needlepoint, crochet and knit
and freelance writers!
fall 2010
"Sallie" by Alma Lesch in feature story...

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Monday, November 16, 2009

Alma Wallace Lesch 1917-1999
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Thursday, February 05, 2009

"This is my first fabric collage portrait." Alma Lesch
"Mrs. Burns" 1964 26" x 36"

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

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scroll down for more info:
Installation of Meidinger Tower tapestry Aug 4, 1983
Fourth and Muhammed Ali Blvd. Louisville
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"Jezebel" 1968
see more info below
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"Jezebel" 1968 28" x 76"
Fabric collage, Stitchery and applique with knit blouse, lace petticoat, umbrella cover, and buttons on linen
colors: reds, golds, blues, rust, orange, yellow and purple
private collection: Atlanta GA
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Untitled Embroidery 20" x 38"
colors: blues, greens, browns, yellows
March 1964
sold in one-person show, Atlanta, GA by Signature Shop
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"The Colonel's Lady" 1975
45" x 60"
Fabric collage full length portrait
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entitled "Josie", this in-the-round mixed-media sculpture
approximately 16" tall, incorporated shoes, fabric, lace clothing, wig and straw hat
secured to weighted form constructed by Alma Lesch
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detail of 1973 "Southern Gothic" Fabric collage portrait
Shown in First World Craft Exhibition, Toronto, Canada 1974
the original, complete 27.5" x 39" work in on permanent display at The University of Louisville
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"Peter, Paul and Mary" 1969
12" x 18" Coptic weaving on a frame
Gift to Carol Sutton
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"Like Father, Like Son" 1967, 33" x 32"
Fabric collage portrait
Colors: Blue and natural whites, overalls, shirt, overall jacket, eye glasses and case, bandana handkerchief, stitchery on heavy cotton background

owned by Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NYC
purchased by S.C. Johnson Company, Racine, Wisconsin
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detail of Fabric collage portrait "Christine"
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