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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Cat Lord Tangleton

The thick and coarse upholstery fabric fibres wrap up bits and and pieces of throwaways. Tangled fibres matted conceals the path he took to get here.

Bat Eduardo

Co-creating with serendipity. She traded full creative control for tenderness. The result is a silly bat she didn’t know she’d dearly love. *** A knot atop a knot sat there while I made this and that. Winter was here then spring came, to him I tied three different scraps. He grew tall and patient. One […]
Shihtzudog with ball artist textile soft doll

Moulding with Memories

An unfinished Maltese, a dying laptop and a dream of crepes stirred up a flurry of memories that became a mould for casting a new soft doll. *** Strands of white crepe cotton wound around different colours of the rainbow and more, some not quite long enough and are left dangling. Dangling like his ears, […]
A lug handmade doll leaning against a column in the garden

Quantum Magic Slug

A reverie of creative obstacles, errors and disappointments turn into a bundle of joy. Fabric eyes that failed to meet requirements, a visiting garden slug and a worn baby onesie converged on a day and Sylvy was born. *** It could be a Bonds suit but I can’t be sure. I was so quick in […]