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Preserving the direction of your stitches is very importent. Once you choose it don't change, stick with it unless your project specifically calls for it. It helps you to avoid your project looking haphazard and sloppy.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 124 x 56 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.9 x 4 inches or 225 x 102 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.8 x 9.9 inches or 375 x 252 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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124 x 56 stitches 25 colors

Make sure your stitches are not too tight. If you pull down the needle too tight, the stitches will look flat, and the Aida fabric may
be damaged.
Of course it is preferable to embroider in natural light: it puts less strain on your eyes, but it does not always work. So try to embroider closer to the lamp.
Try to plan the whole design in advance. Check that you have all the accessories. This is so annoying when the thread is over, when all the cross-stitch project is almost done.