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Anatomical embroidery uses precise stitches and beads to represent muscles, organs, and body systems

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August 2, 2021

Grace Ebert

All images courtesy of Ambroidering

A single skeletal muscle contains hundreds of thousands of individual fibers that are stretched in long rows, an anatomical fact that the textile artist is behind it Embroider restores itself in an unusually convenient way. The artist, based in Shropshire, England, sews precise embroidery of the human body, defines circular systems with winding threads, transfers the different layers of skin with sparkling pearls and translates the spongy substance of the brain into thick, swollen pockets. You can find many of the biologically focused pieces shown here on Etsy, and related research papers can be found at Amber Griffith’s punch needle pieces and Emmi Khan’s body systems. (about So super great)

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#Embroidery

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