Cross-Stitch of Sistine Chapel

Craft & Design
Cross-Stitch of Sistine Chapel


This immense 40″ X 80″ cross-stitch recreation of the Sistine Chapel took 10 years for Joanna Lopianowski-Roberts to create. Joanna used 1,809 different color combinations with a total of about 628,296 stitches! Wow! She documents the entire process in her self-published book (on with 45 full color individual patterns for each scene. [ via ] Link. (Note: Photo is 1MB)

2 thoughts on “Cross-Stitch of Sistine Chapel

  1. Anonymous says:

    thats incredible.
    i´ll like to do that effect on my staircase, but I need some advices.

    if you could help me with that, well, that would be amazing

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