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Blue Hat|1550

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When doing the cross stiches on garments the waste canvas is used.

Baste the waste canvas onto the right side of the regular fabric. Work the cross stitches through both layers of fabric. When all the stitching is done, the waste canvas is cut away around the design. Soak the design in water. This will disolve the starch that holds the threads of the waste canvas together. What is left of the waste canvas can then be pulled out from under the stitches, one thread at a time, with a pair of tweezers.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 79 x 41 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.6 x 2.9 inches or 143 x 74 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.5 x 8.8 inches or 293 x 224 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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79 x 41 stitches 10 colors

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If you want accurate stitching without counting every stitch you may want to draw gridlines on your cloth. Recently pregrid fabric has become available which is a blessing for the crossstitchers.