Erin Wilson: Kogire Quilt 09

Erin Wilson: Kogire Quilt 09


Kogire 09
Art: 5 3/8 x 5 5/8 inches / 13.5 x 14.5cm
Paper: 8 x 10 inches / 20.3 x 25.4cm
Japanese vintage fabric on paper

Kogire Quilts are made by Erin Wilson, a Brooklyn-based master quilter, using swatches of Japanese vintage textiles from KOFU's archive. Wilson incorporates textures, designs, fades of the original fabric into her unmistakable quilting style and exquisite technique to create this irresistible pieces for your wall. 

The series title, "kogire" (古裂 or 小裂) means fabric swatches in Japanese.

About the Artist: 
Wilson makes quilts rooted in hand-dyed color, architectural imagery, and intricate piecework. She recently completed a commission for the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and has had solo exhibitions in NYC and Yokohama, Japan. Her quilts have been shown at venues including the New England Quilt Museum, Dairy Barn Arts Center, and National Quilt Museum. She lives and works in a hand-built home in Brooklyn, NY.