This is a WIP that keeps threatening to turn into a UFO, but I am determined to finish it. All I have left is the backstitching, but there is a lot of it.
Here’s what it will look like when it’s completed:
When I have shown people this project, usually the first question is, “What is an Anhinga?” If you are from Florida or around the Gulf Coast of the U.S., you know an Anhinga is a bird!
Here’s a great photo of one by Homer Edward Price found via Flickr:
I purchased this pattern years ago at Three Crafty Ladies on Sanibel Is., Florida. The pattern is adapted from the artwork of Florida artist Ikki Matsumoto, who I have just learned passed away last year.
You can still find some of the licensed cross-stitch designs on Etsy via RK Portfolio.