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Blog > An outstanding achievement

  Good Morning :))   Today I want to share with you a very special piece by Nicole Hancock from South Africa.   17 Year old Nicole won 1st place for her Embroidery at the International Student Convention in the USA.     Click on the image to enlarge         Nicole wrote to me: “I am Nicole Hancock and I am 17 years old. I attend Boksburg Christian Academy and I am in my last year. Every year all the ACE (Accelerated Christian Education) schools get together in Bloemfontein for the All African Student Convention.                                                   There are a lot of different events that can be entered: Science, Art, Sewing, Sport etc.   Under Embroidery   The entries are judged for: The pattern submitted; Creativity and Overall beauty, Technique, Uniformity of stitches, Finishing, Blocking and Submitting correct documentation. You are awarded points for each area of evaluation by the different judges and the ones with the highest points go through to the top 10. The top three are selected and are invited to take part in the International Student Convention held in Indiana, Pennsylvania in the USA.   We will be leaving for the International Convention on the 15 May 2012 and will be entering my Embroidery in the International Convention as well. Thanks again for a really beautiful picture.”   And the result: Nicole won 1st place for her Embroidery at the International Student Convention in the USA!   Close up detail. Click on the image to enlarge...         and more...         Congratulations Nicole. We are all very proud of your outstanding achievement...your embroidery is exceptional    Have a super weekend stitching world :))   Love   Di  ♥  
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