Ann Logan


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As you stitch cross stitches, the floss tends to twist and eventually knot. The simple solution is to frequently dangle the needle and floss allowing it to untwist. Once you get into a routine, you will do this without thinking. Until you do, consciously take this step every few stitches.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 140 x 119 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 10 x 8.5 inches or 254 x 216 mm
Suggested Material Size: 15.9 x 14.4 inches or 404 x 366 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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140 x 119 stitches 25 colors

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It is tempting to stitch for hours at a time, especially when you can make the time and when you get in the "stitching zone." It is important to avoid this temptation, especially when you are a new stitcher. Taking breaks helps to prevent repetitive stress injuries and eyestrain.
Stop stitching, get up, stretch, rest your eyes and hands for a moment, and then start again if you like. If you have trouble with "getting in the zone" and forgetting to take breaks, use a timer. Use the TV schedule or musical selections. When the buzzer, show or CD stops, it is time for a break.