Ann Logan

'Horses' album

Brown Foal|502

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Everyone has trouble seeing stitches when she/he stitches white on white. The trick is to put a piece of black material behind the canvas. This will provide contrast between canvas and the white thread.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 98 x 90 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 7 x 6.4 inches or 178 x 163 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.9 x 12.3 inches or 328 x 313 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Brown Foal
DMC Threads
Cross Stitch Calculator
98 x 90 stitches 8 colors
If you are a beginner stitcher prefer to use Aida cloth. Its weave forms clearly distinctive squares in the fabric, which eases the placing of stitches.
Another option is using waste canvas. It forms a grid for stitching which can be easily removed later.