86-year-old is France’s artisan winner

Yvonne Daniel with her teacher in front of her winning work and, below, part of the intricate ‘nature’ embroidery work up close

A woman who took up embroidery at the age of 80 has won a best craftswoman of France award (Meilleur Ouvrier de France).

Yvonne Daniel, now 86, won the national competition and met President Macron during an official ceremony at ...

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