Chantal Guillermet – Roads – Road Movie
My first idea with “Roads” was to represent speed and the distortion s of the landscape when driving at high speed. That is why I’ve used stripe piecing for the sides of the road.
It is also a glimse to American movies, when all you see through the windscreen during hours is the road like a ribbon and the horizon far away.
Hand dyed and commercial fabrics – Rayon thread and nylon monofilament for quilting – Fusible web and paint.
The quilt is entirely machine pieced. I’ve mixed hand quilting and free motion quilting using synonyms : motorway, highway, route, track …
Close up view: