Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|African Dancer|363

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African Dancer|363

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Consistent tension is crucial for creating proper stitches. They should be flat against the fabric, not too tight, not too loose. Experiment on scrap fabric until you learn how tightly you need to pull the floss to create a perfect stitch.
Material Type: Aida Generic Brown
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 64 x 149 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 4.6 x 10.6 inches or 116 x 270 mm
Suggested Material Size: 10.5 x 16.5 inches or 266 x 420 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

African Dancer
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64 x 149 stitches 28 colors
Before washing your cross-stitch project, just check the fibers for colorfastness to prevent dyes from running. It is simple: dampen a piece of white cloth with water and gently rub it over each different color in your piece. If there is any color transfer to the white cloth don’t wash your piece if you want prevent your work from discoloration and fading.