I began this series with my favorite gemstone, Sapphire. This deep blue stone is the birthstone for September (and mine, I might add). Layered stitches deepen the texture of the stitches and color, with shiny threads reflecting the light to deepen the illusion of a gemstone.
18 ct. white mono canvas
Rainbow Gallery Grandeur, Hi-Lights, Neon Rays, Silk & Cream,
Silk Lame’ Braid, Splendor and Treasure Braid
Access Commodities Accentuate
Mill Hill Glass Seed Beads
Finished size about 5 ¾” square
Design Size 104 x 104