… It’s a bit metaphorical – it’s a quilt I’m supposed to be making.
On the front is the plan. It’s really my mother’s plan – my mother made the pattern, my mother chose the colours, and sometimes you need help from someone else – to help organise yourself.
Here are all the bits
And when you begin to put them together it makes a nice little row – here’s a row.
These have stitching to hold them together, and some have pins – and they represent the help from others. And the pins are also painful – you can hurt yourself, and there will always be problems, but you can go through it.
Sometimes you use a machine, and experiment and go wrong, and then find a way forward.
It’s a process, this has taken me about a year, and it will be worth it in the end!
This is actually a transcript my lecturer wrote while I was talking about a quilt am making. Apparently that’s how I talk. Now, how does it relate to music? Well basically we’re trying to work out how to put all the elements of a year’s learning together to create an end piece. Someone brought in layered cake! It was lush! And someone a bin full of stuff. Not rubbish but actual stuff like music and a cactus. Us creative lot are never straight forward.