Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Eagle|3916


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Eagle|3916

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The best fabric for cross stitch other than even weave fabric and aida is Linen. Linen and evenweave look almost the same. Linen has small slubs in its surface but this wouldnot look so obvious once cross stitches are made. Linen has a beauty unparalleled as well as the weave is very apparent which makes it best for this embroidery.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 80 x 104 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.7 x 7.4 inches or 145 x 189 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.6 x 13.3 inches or 295 x 339 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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80 x 104 stitches 12 colors

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Consistent tension is crucial for creating proper stitches. They should be flat against the fabric, not too tight, not too loose. Experiment on scrap fabric until you learn how tightly you need to pull the floss to create a perfect stitch.