Finger Step Designs
by Susan Jones

Shady Numbers

Many canvases have shaded areas that are stitched in simple stitches that
lend themselves to easy transitions from one thread to the next, either as a
different shade of the color, a blend of two thread colors, or both.

This project utilizes shading in a pattern, changing threads at intervals
to give a more subtle and textured look.  Each number is stitched using
five shades of a color, moving their positions from light to dark
in the same pattern to "shade" the stitched number.
A pattern is also included for the number "zero".

Shady Numbers
Shady Numbers

Design size: 7 1/8" x 10 5/8" on 18 count black mono canvas
Stitched with Rainbow Gallery Silk Lame' Braid, Gold Rush 18, Entice and Hi-Lights,
Kreinik #12 Braid, Renaissance Designs Shimmerlite and Ultra Sprinkles,
and DMC perle 5 and Etoile and cotton floss

© 2021 Finger Step Designs by Susan Jones
Custom House of Needle Arts - Glastonbury, CT 06033