A Huge New Year’s Stitching Project for Charity

4th February 2022

Most New Year’s resolutions tend to revolve around getting healthier or fitter or giving up bad habits. However, one ambitious stitcher from Hull in the UK has decided to replicate Mucha’s Four Seasons in cross stitch to raise money for charity.

Mucha’s Four Seasons, which Miranda will be recreating in stitches (source)

Anticipating around 1,000 hours of stitching and comprising over 120,000 stitches, Miranda van Rossum is no stranger to huge projects. She has already stitched a replica of Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, which raised £2,000 for the Hull Foodbank. This new project, which began on the 1st January 2022, will be stitched to benefit the same charity.

Miranda van Rossum (source)

Miranda van Rossum is planning on doing a 24-hour stitch-a-thon, as well as some public stitching events in order to increase the amount of money raised. Not everyone is brave enough to take on a project of this size, but with the incentive of helping people less fortunate, Miranda is forging new ground.

You can read more about the project HERE and follow Miranda’s journey and donate at her Facebook page.

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