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Mona Liza|1847

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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.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 115 x 134 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.2 x 9.6 inches or 209 x 243 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.1 x 15.5 inches or 359 x 393 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Mona Liza
DMC Threads
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115 x 134 stitches 19 colors

Aim for a nice easy tension on your stitches. Don’t pull them so tight that they warp the fabric or leave them so loose that they gap. The stitches should lie flat against the fabric without pulling against it.