You can find fabric for cross stitching in different sizes, colors and types.
Aida, linen and evenweave are the most common types of cross-stitch fabric. The standard Aida fabric is a good fabric for beginners because the holes are large and easy to see.
Note - it is the number of holes per inch that determines the size of your stitches.
Material Type: Aida Generic Cream
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 112 x 122 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8 x 8.7 inches or 203 x 221 mm
Suggested Material Size: 13.9 x 14.6 inches or 353 x 371 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands
Remember, cross-stitch is considered counted embroidery.
So count count count count again and double check your counting. It really helps minimize mistakes.
Gridding save you a lot of time (and your sanity too). Cross stitch is meant to be relaxing. Make your hobby hugely beneficial for your mental and physical health.
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