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Christmas Bell|1204

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The best way to do cross stitch is to do the first half of each stitch in a row done first then go back and finish the next half. This way you get all the stitches slanting in the same direction. It is very important that the slant is in the same direction for the top thread and the bottom thread of the cross stitch for all the stitches.

But there are expert cross stitchers who do individual cross stitches ( titching the full cross stitch as you go) and do a very good job of it. So each to his/ her own.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 25 x 25 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 1.8 x 1.8 inches or 45 x 45 mm
Suggested Material Size: 7.7 x 7.7 inches or 195 x 195 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Christmas Bell
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25 x 25 stitches 12 colors
Cross stitch is a fairly flexible embroidery style. There are not a lot of hard and fast rules. It is imperative, however, that all stitches face the same direction unless otherwise specified in the instructions for the project. Choose a direction for the first leg of the cross stitch and stick with it.