Aida – Most beginners start their cross stitch projects on Aida fabric. This is a somewhat loosely woven fabric meant for cross stitch with prominent threads; looks like a fabric made of threads grouped together. It is also very inexpensive but not suitable for functional things because of the holes in the fabric. 14 count Aida is universally the most popular cross stitch fabric.
For beginners Aida is one of the best fabric for cross stitch, because of the readily available weaves. You may need to interface the cloth if it is too loose.
Material Type: Aida Generic White Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm Design Size: 20 x 23 stitches Sewn Design Size: 1.4 x 1.6 inches or 36 x 42 mm Suggested Material Size: 7.3 x 7.5 inches or 186 x 192 mm Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands
Cross stitch embroidery is a passion with some people – the idea of transferring a design and turning it into an abstract art on fabric with colourful thread is something which triggers their creativity big time – as it is for me. But people were cross stitching from about 500 AD.
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