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Thursday, July 12, 2012
217 Bicones and 48 bugle beads later
I finished the rest of the third layer and outer border and moved to the corners. The Diagonal Star Jessicas each got a bicone corresponding to the color of the Jessica. I then placed the 1/2 inch blue bugle beads along side of the Plaited Rays. The directions called for green but I only wanted the green in the Venus Eyes in the center and did mine in blue. The green brought more focus to the corners than I liked and changed to the blue to finish this piece. The finished photo is below and in both of these you can see that the canvas is blue. I kept track of my stitching time as I always do and this piece took 75 hours. Thanks again to Kurdy Biggs for a great design!