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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel|1764

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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.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 161 x 118 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 11.5 x 8.4 inches or 292 x 214 mm
Suggested Material Size: 17.4 x 14.3 inches or 442 x 364 mm

Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
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161 x 118 stitches, 29 colors

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To begin, work a narrow hem or overlock stitch around your fabric to prevent fraying of the edges. Fold the fabric in half, then half again, finger press lightly. Run a basting stitch along each fold line to mark the center of the fabric. (These will be removed when stitching is finished.)