Joanna Lopianowski-Roberts' Cross-Stitch Rendering of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling
Joanna Lopianowski-Roberts undertook the monumental task of recreating the Sistine Chapel Ceiling in cross-stitch. Her design contains more 628,296 stitches, measures 40"x80", and uses 1,206 distinct color combinations.
Close-up - Joanna Lopianowski-Roberts
It took Joanna nine years and three months (2,872 hours of stitching) to complete (including 718 hours to design it, and an additional 68 hours to choose the colors).