Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Fire Truck|2856

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Fire Truck|2856

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Fabric for cross stitch are referenced with the number of stitches possible in an inch. 10- 14 are the best for beginners ; it will be very difficult for a starter to do crossstitch on fabric with 20 or more stitches per inch.

Once you have got a hang of the techniques of cross stitch you can use other fabric to do cross stitch designs like a woven fabric with an even weave . Even weave means the number of threads will be the same per inch horizontally as well as vertically, making perfect squares to do your cross stitch.You get cotton even weave fabric specifically suited for cross stitch in the stores.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 112 x 77 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8 x 5.5 inches or 203 x 140 mm
Suggested Material Size: 13.9 x 11.4 inches or 353 x 290 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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112 x 77 stitches 12 colors

Aim for a nice easy tension on your stitches. Don’t pull them so tight that they warp the fabric or leave them so loose that they gap. The stitches should lie flat against the fabric without pulling against it.