crochet crush : Susanna Bauer's leaves

These stunning crochet leaves from British based artist Susanna Bauer. I love how delicate and fragile they are while having such strong structural forms, it is such a beautiful contrast...

"Most of my pieces are small sculptural objects often based on found natural materials. I like giving time to the inconspicuous things that surround us and often go unnoticed, paying attention to small details and the tactile quality of objects. Appropriating traditional craft techniques like weaving and crochet as a means of sculpture brings a contemplative element to the development of my work. I am interested in unusual combinations of materials, the experimentation with fragility and strength and the individual stories that evolve and shape themselves in the process of making."

Crochet leaf art by Susanna Bauer | Emma Lamb
All images: Susanna Bauer

Of course I am completely smitten with the delicacy of her crochet work in these pieces, as well as that of her pebbles and sticks, which are certainly worth a wee peek too... :)

A lovely day to you all,
Emma, x

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  1. Wow, those are so neat! I don't know how she crochets them without making the leaves crumble.
    Hope you are doing well, Miss Emma!

  2. Wow, how very clever, they are so beautiful. :)
    Vivienne x

  3. being a crochet addict ! Love this !Thanks for the share !

  4. oh wow! really intricate and delicate :)

  5. I'm loving these too... just amazing!

  6. Such delightful, delicate little creations - I loved seeing them!
    Helen x

  7. what a fabulous idea! I'd never have though to work on leaves!

  8. This is fabulous!!! I am so going to try this!!!
    Have a great week!
    Chris :o)

  9. Wow, those are really beautiful. :)

  10. These are unbelievably gorgeous - something really different. Love it!

  11. such random pieces of wonderful ...the stitching is inspiring!


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