Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Mini Maccaw|1087

'Birds' album

Mini Maccaw|1087

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Good lighting makes or breaks a cross stitch project. Proper lighting prevents floss color confusion. Adequate lighting prevents improper stitch placement. It also makes the chart much easier to read. Light sources do not have to be expensive.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 109 x 80 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 7.8 x 5.7 inches or 198 x 145 mm
Suggested Material Size: 13.7 x 11.6 inches or 348 x 295 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Mini Maccaw
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109 x 80 stitches 20 colors
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.