Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Alpaca|4969

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Prepare your fabric for the cross stitch work.

You should finish the edges of the fabric you are working with prior to embroidering. This is especially important if you are working a very fraying cloth like aida.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 63 x 88 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 4.5 x 6.3 inches or 114 x 160 mm
Suggested Material Size: 10.4 x 12.2 inches or 264 x 310 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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63 x 88 stitches 7 colors

If you are a beginner stitcher prefer to use Aida cloth. Its weave forms clearly distinctive squares in the fabric, which eases the placing of stitches.
Another option is using waste canvas. It forms a grid for stitching which can be easily removed later.