Ann Logan


'Farm Animals' album



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Use the right amount of floss. Firstly, this means using the right number of strands to get coverage of the fabric – you don’t want to be able to see the fabric beneath the stitches and if you can you need to use one more strand in your needle.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 87 x 98 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.2 x 7 inches or 158 x 178 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.1 x 12.9 inches or 308 x 328 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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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.