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Frédérique Morreavel has given new life to the forgotten craft of tapestry. Through reviving vintage tapestries and working them into taxidermy sculptures she has created beautiful contemporary works of art that will be a great talking point in any room.

Needlepoint taxidermy by Frederique Morrel was seriously mind blowing.: Spazio Rossana Orlandi, Milan Salone 2010

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Needlepoint Taxidermy by Frederique Morrel was seriously mind blowing.

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Fishpond Australia, Vintage Home: . Ideas and Over 50 Projects from Furniture to Decorating by Sarah Moore. Buy Books online: Vintage Home: . Ideas and Over 50 Projects from Furniture to Decorating, ISBN Sarah Moore

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Japanese-born fiber artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam's crocheted playgrounds for children okay-ish

These make shift jellyfish are so cute! I have no idea what they are made of, but you could easily re-create them using umbrellas and scarves for a cute D.I.Y display!

John Lewis installation by Chameleon Visual Limited idea- summer beach (jelly fish), vintage fabrics.

Frédérique Morrel Tapestry Taxidermy - a look at the artists home and studio, Image Source Tracy Lee Lynch

I just love these.So very cool! Tapestry Trends: Frédérique Morrel Tapestry Taxidermy - a look at the artist's home and studio, Image Source Tracy Lee Lynch

Ok, not faux, but fabulous in its way. Cassandra Smith - Glam Taxidermy - I am in LOVE with this!!! Thanks Marrisa for sending this to me!!!! :)

Cassandra Smith - Glam Taxidermy - I am…

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Colorful Tapestries Find New Life as Taxidermy Skin  Frédérique Morrel  all I can say is wow!

Frédérique Morrel's Tapestries Find New Life on Taxidermy

Frédérique Morrel Tapestry Taxidermy - a look at the artist's home and studio, Image Source Tracy Lee Lynch

Frédérique Morrel Tapestry Taxidermy - a look at the artists home and studio, Image Source Tracy Lee Lynch

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Life-Size "Unicorn Taxidermy" Made with Vintage Tapestries

Life-Size “Taxidermy” Made with Vintage Tapestries

After her grandmother's needlepoint pieces were discarded when she passed away, Frédérique Morrel began composing life-size "taxidermy" sculptures made with vintage tapestries.

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