Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Calla Lily|5219

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Calla Lily|5219

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Use the right amount of floss. Firstly, this means using the right number of strands to get coverage of the fabric – you don’t want to be able to see the fabric beneath the stitches and if you can you need to use one more strand in your needle.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 65 x 161 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 4.6 x 11.5 inches or 118 x 292 mm
Suggested Material Size: 10.5 x 17.4 inches or 268 x 442 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Calla Lily
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65 x 161 stitches 12 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.