Quilty Pleasures – Marijke Van Welzen

Marijke van Welzen - Emperor's Garden - Quilted Jacket


Meet artist Marijke Van Welzen.  She is a textile artist, specialising in making wearable art with a story to tell.  Often they are quilt based…..

Marijke van Welzen - Emperor's Garden - Quilted Jacket

Okay, so we all want to wear our duvets….now we can 😉

Marijke van Welzen - Dandelions and Dragonflies

See Also
Unusual materials in Art: A rubber water carrier from childhood camping trips serves as an abstract vagina in 'Menstruation', from The Womanhood Collection.

She uses her threads to “paint” her narrative.  Look at the snakes below…not what we would expect from the seemingly traditional pattern…..

Like what you see?  Find out more on her blog.

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