Over the last few months I have had the pleasure to come to know someone like that. She is an extraordinary stitcher and her work ranks up there with some of the best I have seen and I have seen a lot! What is even more extraordinary than her stitching skills is the fact that she is only 12 years old! That's right, 12 years old. I have a hard time wrapping my brain around that one too. But even at 12 years old, she already has years and years of experience. Four years, to be exact. You see, she has been cross stitching since the ripe old age of 8.
This gifted little stitcher's name is Annie and she has been sharing photos of her completed Sewingseed projects with me for a few months now. Her latest is my hummingbird design:
Such a cutie, right? Here is a closer look at her work:
Just beautiful! She learned how to wrap the hoop by reading a how to post on the little lovelies blog. She loves to give her creations as gifts and I'm sure that everyone she gives them to just adores them! I know I would!
She also shared with me some interesting things about her. It was her mother who taught her how to cross stitch and her first project was a gift she made for her grandparents. The thing she loves most about cross stitching is seeing the progress she's making, which happens to be my favorite thing too! She loves to read, crochet, make things, write letters, and spend time with younger children and babies. I will add that she is also very polite and such a pleasure to talk to!
Here are some of the other projects she has completed, which you may recognize as her entries in my monthly pattern giveaway contests:
I am excited to say that Annie's work will be a regular fixture on my blog, so come back and see what she is working on next time. I am really looking forward to it! Thank you, Annie!
Do you know a talented young stitcher that deserves some recognition? Share their story with me! I would love to hear about it.