Ann Logan

'Ornaments' album

Flowers Border|1905

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In cross-stitching correct tension is important. Having too strong or too loose of a tension can totally destroy the impression of your project. The threads should be flat against the fabric you are using, but not too tight, so that they are actually pulling the fabric in any way.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 256 x 74 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 18.3 x 5.3 inches or 465 x 134 mm
Suggested Material Size: 24.2 x 11.2 inches or 615 x 284 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Flowers Border
DMC Threads
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256 x 74 stitches 25 colors

Everyone has trouble seeing stitches when she/he stitches white on white. The trick is to put a piece of black material behind the canvas. This will provide contrast between canvas and the white thread.