The fabric you use for any design should always be at least 2" longer on all sides beyond the design area. This helps hold the fabric in the hoop or q-snap when you are stitching, and also allows you to stretch the piece for finishing.
Material Type: Aida Generic Cream
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 55 x 43 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 3.9 x 3.1 inches or 100 x 78 mm
Suggested Material Size: 9.8 x 9 inches or 250 x 228 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands