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Autumn Tree|3573

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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 145 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 9.5 x 10.4 inches or 241 x 263 mm
Suggested Material Size: 15.4 x 16.3 inches or 391 x 413 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Autumn Tree
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133 x 145 stitches 5 colors

To embroider properly use a special cross stitch needle. Such needles do not have a point and are larger because the thread is also thicker.
In the average pack of needles, you will find different sizes.
There are also specific needlework needles that allow you to do a certain stitch better, such as a French knot.