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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: 143 x 133 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 10.2 x 9.5 inches or 259 x 241 mm
Suggested Material Size: 16.1 x 15.4 inches or 409 x 391 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Maple Leaf
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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.