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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.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 28 x 24 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 2 x 1.7 inches or 51 x 44 mm
Suggested Material Size: 7.9 x 7.6 inches or 201 x 194 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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28 x 24 stitches 9 colors

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.