Handmade fabric Dachshund dog by Alexis Kelly
This beautifully unique and amusing Dacshund dog is handmade in fabrics and found objects, with a huge attention to detail. Alexis uses new and found fabrics, treating them with dye, sandpaper, stitching and other techniques, to create the sense she wants for the article.. This Dachshund stands on legs made from the roof nails from an Art Deco house that was being demolished. The ribbon in a treasure from the box of antique treasures.
The dog stands freely and measures approximately 22cm long, 15cm high
Alexis Kelly is based in Margate, Kent and has been showing with Nice Things for ten years. Her unique and detailed pieces are always made with a wide range of items, drawing from a collection of objects made over many years, using the ribbons, fabrics, house nails, embroidery and lots more and working them, often with sandpaper and dyes, to achieve the sense of timelessness she loves.