Hi there, I'm Marn. I make beakies and in the making I learn to be a person.

Beakies are energy beings made from clothes worn to threads.

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cow cat textile art doll

Cow cat Theo

His lint covered fabric was washed thin. I gave him black patches not only to hide the bumps inside. He stopped me from stitching another patch. ‘What was will always be,’ he said, ‘don’t need coverup, I need to dress up.’ With that same scrap, I made a bow-tie for Theo. 
portrait of textile art doll terrapine

Tortoise Victoria

Victoria likes collecting things. Trims and seams and smallest bits, cut out from making fellow beakies, she keeps them all on her shell. Camouflage, decoration or obstinance I’ll never know. Her shell got so heavy she couldn’t go out collecting anymore. I told her she needs a new shell, she looked at her stumpy feet […]

Tortie Cat Ember

She used to blend into darkness. I added an orange patch on the tip of her nose so she can see herself. The flame kindled another, then another. She said she feels like she’s burning. I fanned her. Then she growls and glows. Ember’s flame will never die.

Tabby Cat Reuben

Reuben Reuben, what am I to do with you? You’ve rejected every way I’ve tried to tell your story. You scratched out the part about sustaining numerous small stabs to earn each large stripe, hiding the fine cotton you’re really made of. You said you’d rather be nothing. Why won’t you let me tell others […]