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American Blue Jay|3342

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Aida – Most beginners start their cross stitch projects on Aida fabric. This is a somewhat loosely woven fabric meant for cross stitch with prominent threads; looks like a fabric made of threads grouped together. It is also very inexpensive but not suitable for functional things because of the holes in the fabric. 14 count Aida is universally the most popular cross stitch fabric.

For beginners Aida is one of the best fabric for cross stitch, because of the readily available weaves. You may need to interface the cloth if it is too loose.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 133 x 133 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 9.5 x 9.5 inches or 241 x 241 mm
Suggested Material Size: 15.4 x 15.4 inches or 391 x 391 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

American Blue Jay
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133 x 133 stitches 12 colors

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Set up your main stitching station so that you are comfortable and avoid injury. If you don't have the luxury of a specific place to stitch, chose your perch carefully. Don't sit in an awkward position. Your seating should allow you to work freely, with your arms in a natural stitching position.