Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Cushion Cover|3331


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Cushion Cover|3331

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Use a sharp pair of small scissors to avoid frayed ends on your floss. There are many embroidery scissors or thread clippers to choose from. The most useful size of embroidery scissor for cross stitch is probably 3/12 inch or 4 inch. It is a convenient size for snipping ends of floss while you stitch. Clip the floss with a small tail or with no tail at all. It’s a matter of choice. Beware of ends showing through the fabric. We have many fancy designer scissors and several more plain scissors to choose from. Some of my favorites are by Gingher and they are truly collectors items. They come in a variety of colorful handles and there are new ones every season. Right now the newest one is called Tessa. Store your scissors in the sheath that they come with or in a scissor block if you collect scissors. A scissor block is similar to a knife block.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 243 x 243 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 17.4 x 17.4 inches or 441 x 441 mm
Suggested Material Size: 23.3 x 23.3 inches or 591 x 591 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Cushion Cover
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243 x 243 stitches 9 colors

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Prepare your fabric for the cross stitch work.

You should finish the edges of the fabric you are working with prior to embroidering. This is especially important if you are working a very fraying cloth like aida.