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Blue Horse|1429

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You can cross stitch on different kinds of evenweave fabric. It may be evenweave linen, Aida cloth, waste canvas etc. It is largely a matter of your personal preference.
Just remember: the number of stitches per inch (or per cm) can drastically change the look of your ready project.
Fabric with a higher stitch will produce smaller and finer designs.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 65 x 47 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 4.6 x 3.4 inches or 118 x 85 mm
Suggested Material Size: 10.5 x 9.3 inches or 268 x 235 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Blue Horse
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65 x 47 stitches 3 colors

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.