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Most people start stitching the design from the center. You can find the center of the design by folding the design lengthwise and crosswise. Finger press and find your center. Mark this. Even if you donot start stitching from the center it is good to know.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 123 x 77 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.8 x 5.5 inches or 223 x 140 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.7 x 11.4 inches or 373 x 290 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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The best way to do cross stitch is to do the first half of each stitch in a row done first then go back and finish the next half. This way you get all the stitches slanting in the same direction. It is very important that the slant is in the same direction for the top thread and the bottom thread of the cross stitch for all the stitches.

But there are expert cross stitchers who do individual cross stitches ( titching the full cross stitch as you go) and do a very good job of it. So each to his/ her own.