Make sure your stitches are not too tight. If you pull down the needle too tight, the stitches will look flat, and the Aida fabric may
Of course it is preferable to embroider in natural light: it puts less strain on your eyes, but it does not always work. So try to embroider closer to the lamp.
Try to plan the whole design in advance. Check that you have all the accessories. This is so annoying when the thread is over, when all the cross-stitch project is almost done.
Material Type: Aida Generic Cream
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 18 x 13 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 1.3 x 0.9 inches or 33 x 24 mm
Suggested Material Size: 7.2 x 6.8 inches or 183 x 174 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands
The fabric you use for any design should always be at least 2" longer on all sides beyond the design area. This helps hold the fabric in the hoop or q-snap when you are stitching, and also allows you to stretch the piece for finishing.
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