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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front view of a happy piglet plushie with wings from tropical print reclaimed fabric

Squeezely the piglet

I love the balance of the tint and saturation of this found fabric (from old babies’ dress), it would translate well into a spotted fur pattern like some of the most adorable piglets. Squeezely is so affectionately named, because he loves nothing more than to be squeezed, but not too hard. If you listen close […]


“My independent mind is ready for the puzzling truth.” Black white and red. All the colours on her. I stuffed her head with more and more and more. The thick ribbed cotton that holds her head together stretched thin, revealing every bump under her skin. The black form enjoys the company of a bright neutral […]
hammerhead artist doll hand stitched from upcycled textile, with visible mending and 'brave' embroidery


Like tangram puzzle, I cut a hammerhead out of a piece of white scrap lying on the desk. The blue stain sits on lower left belly like a patch of water deciding to cling on. From the back to the fin, I patched greys and blues. He knows he’s barely strung together with dispensable bits. […]
A black haired feminist textile art doll girl marching forward, wearing a protest slogan t-shirt


Alert and resilient, Greta speaks her mind and isn’t afraid of getting into the deep. What’s with the hair? Seems to suit her just fine. The hair is screaming from a distance, stay away or die. Her t-shirt says ‘march on’. March alongside her, otherwise, bear the consequences. Someone with rebellious streak is what I […]