Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Eagle|1538


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The normal way to do cross stitch embroidery is to transfer the pattern on the fabric, then count the number of stitches on the pattern and work it on the fabric. This is why it is called the counted cross stitch. This simply sounds complicated . Cross stitch is not at all complicated. You can do the work free hand and it will still be a beauty.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 72 x 131 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.1 x 9.4 inches or 131 x 238 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11 x 15.3 inches or 281 x 388 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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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.