Denim jacket patchwork

Upgrading denim outfits

Was gifted this distressed denim jacket and decided to make it truly mine. Will there another one exactly like this on the planet when I have finished? Can’t say.

Decided to crochet an Eye of Providence and expanding sunrays picture / woolly appliqué patch into the large denim back panel.

Occult art themed jacket applique patches

Each piece is crocheted individually, arranged, pinned and handsewn on the back. The eyeball is a very subtle pink which really allows the red wool of the veins to pop! It is a swollen and glassy Eye of Providence.

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Crochet patch appliqué on jumpers and cardigans

DIY granny triangle dress

Granny skull afghan pencil skirt

Side note; pattern development takes hours and to do that I lean on 10+ years of crocheting skills and knowledge. I love to create beautiful things out of wool and send them off into the world to be appreciated and admired. I have also had many wonderful experiences uniting something I have made, with the person I made it for. There has even been a few spooky circumstances where I have made something that perfectly matched, and fit, physically and spiritually, a person before I had ever met them. These events are deeply touching but unfortunately, like many artists, I struggle to find the time to make work around other jobs I do to pay the bills.

If you’ve been enjoying my style and have a little cash to throw behind an independent artist, there is a shop on Depop currently with a range of one-of-a-kind, psychedelic and bizarre amigurumi jewellery, appliqué patches, shaggy wool jackets and bralettes. If you’d like to offer even more support it’s possible to donate directly here. Have an idea for a collaboration or a commission? I’d love to hear from you.

Thanks for reading x

About kellymarietheartist

Visual artist originally from Australia, travelling the world creating crocheted wearable art and functional textile pieces. Sustainable art and slow fashion made from recycled fabrics, wools and metal. Colourful. Psychedelic. Unique.
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