It is made in my head, not on the paper.
It depends on you and the ideas you have.
The most simple things are the most difficult.
From w.h.Auden’s ‘letter to Lord Byron’ 1937. Quoted by David Hockney when he made a portrait of WH Auden in 1968.
green dress, flowered dress, grey linen dress, black dress, teal silk dress, black skirt, 15 days, brown coat, red scarf
packing my favourite clothes
The second side!
I wanted to finish this piece so that it could be photographed while we are in England.
Is it really done? Can it be this easy? To have an idea and put my head down and carry it out without all the un-doing I usually need to go through.
No time to worry about such things today. I am so happy to have made this jazz-like textile.
(improvisational within a structure)