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Eerie, evocative, dense–lots of words come to mind as I try to describe Marjolein Starreveld’s textile work. The faces in her stitched portraits seem to emerge from the backgrounds, although the backgrounds are mostly completely neutral. Of course, the images speak for themselves.

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I find the detail in her machine stitching remarkable. More on her awesome website, including a bio. And here’s a good interview on TextileArtist.org.

xoxo, Shannon