Susanna Bauer's Embroidered Leaves

I wouldn't think it possible to embroider something as delicate as a leaf, but Susanna Bauer, an artist in the UK, can do it. She carefully wraps and edges leaves and, even more impressively, splices and shapes them with thread.

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Close! Crochet and embroidery are both kinds of needlework.
Wikipedia:
'Needlework is a broad term for the handicrafts of decorative sewing and textile arts. Anything that uses a needle for construction can be called needlework. The definition may expand to include related textile crafts such as a crochet hook or tatting shuttles...'
The definition includes embroidery, but crochet and embroidery are not the same thing. A better description therefore might be 'amazing needlework on leaves.'

Nonetheless, the artwork you found is very cool; in that respect, it doesn't matter what term you use. Good find! :)
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