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Flower Bouquet Vase|5224

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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: 114 x 171 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.1 x 12.2 inches or 207 x 310 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14 x 18.1 inches or 357 x 460 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Flower Bouquet Vase
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114 x 171 stitches 20 colors

Cross stitch is a fairly flexible embroidery style. There are not a lot of hard and fast rules. It is imperative, however, that all stitches face the same direction unless otherwise specified in the instructions for the project. Choose a direction for the first leg of the cross stitch and stick with it.