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Fabric Animals

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About this project

These animals are made from recycled and vintage fabrics which are hand sewn onto a sturdy wire armature that has been stuffed and bound to shape.
The dogs are loosely based on the artist’s own canine and the rats are modelled on her daughters’ pets. The textiles give the animals an added texture which really helps to make them seem full of life.

Pricing

£150 — £3000

Keywords

Sight hounds, greyhounds, lurchers, rats, animals, tweed, Tartan

Disciplines

Textiles

Materials

Mixed Media, Textiles, Recycled
Scottish Deerhound and The Haberdashers' Dog
Photographer: photo by the artist
Two dogs made using Tartans, Houndstooth Tweeds and Linens the tallest dog is 66cm high and the smaller one is 55cm high
Shaggy Dog Tale
Photographer: photo by the artists
this piece was made using my Grandmother's old tapestry depicting the story of Red Riding Hood. All the characters can be seen on this dog who is 60cm high
Ravenna and Fawn the Dumbo rats
Photographer: photo by the artist
a little larger than life size rats made with textiles and embroidery threads on a wire armature

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