Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Bulfinch|4959

'Birds' album


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Consistent tension is crucial for creating proper stitches. They should be flat against the fabric, not too tight, not too loose. Experiment on scrap fabric until you learn how tightly you need to pull the floss to create a perfect stitch.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 72 x 69 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.1 x 4.9 inches or 131 x 125 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11 x 10.8 inches or 281 x 275 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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72 x 69 stitches 11 colors

Counted cross stitch is easy to learn! It's just what it sounds like, you are making little crosses on an evenweave or linen fabric. To work the design, you follow a chart made up of symbols. Each symbol represents a color of embroidery floss.