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Don’t make long jumps across the back of your fabric with the thread because they might show through on the front. When moving to a new area that is more than a few stitches away, you should end your thread and then begin it again in the new spot.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 160 x 110 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 11.4 x 7.9 inches or 290 x 200 mm
Suggested Material Size: 17.3 x 13.8 inches or 440 x 350 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Girl in Garden
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Tension in your stitching is by far the easiest thing to correct, especially if you’re using a hoop – pull tight but not so tight that you stretch the hole at all. If you stitch in hand you have to be more careful.

I find that pulling the thread mostly through and then using my little finger in the hand holding the needle to “flick” the tail the final bit gives perfect tension and is reproducible for each stitch. Pay attention to the tension you’re applying as, if you stitch in different directions or do “patches” of stitching over the piece, you’ll pull it in weird directions.