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When doing the cross stiches on garments the waste canvas is used.

Baste the waste canvas onto the right side of the regular fabric. Work the cross stitches through both layers of fabric. When all the stitching is done, the waste canvas is cut away around the design. Soak the design in water. This will disolve the starch that holds the threads of the waste canvas together. What is left of the waste canvas can then be pulled out from under the stitches, one thread at a time, with a pair of tweezers.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 329 x 231 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 23.5 x 16.5 inches or 597 x 419 mm
Suggested Material Size: 29.4 x 22.4 inches or 747 x 569 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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There are a lot of styles of embroidery hoops and frames. It is your decision whether you use one or not. If you a beginner cross-stitcher perhapse you will prefere to put your fabric in an embroidery hoop. Just don’t pull your fabric too tight or it will distort the weave of the fabric.