Ann Logan

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If you are stitching using aida cloth that already has holes, you don’t need super sharp needles. More then that, you should prefer the rounded tip of a tapestry needle to ensure you don't accidentally split the fiber you're stitching with.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 55 x 55 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 3.9 x 3.9 inches or 100 x 100 mm
Suggested Material Size: 9.8 x 9.8 inches or 250 x 250 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Fairy Castle
DMC Threads
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55 x 55 stitches 8 colors

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.