Ann Logan


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Our Lady of Carmel|1623

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Use a sharp pair of small scissors to avoid frayed ends on your floss. There are many embroidery scissors or thread clippers to choose from. The most useful size of embroidery scissor for cross stitch is probably 3/12 inch or 4 inch. It is a convenient size for snipping ends of floss while you stitch. Clip the floss with a small tail or with no tail at all. It’s a matter of choice. Beware of ends showing through the fabric. We have many fancy designer scissors and several more plain scissors to choose from. Some of my favorites are by Gingher and they are truly collectors items. They come in a variety of colorful handles and there are new ones every season. Right now the newest one is called Tessa. Store your scissors in the sheath that they come with or in a scissor block if you collect scissors. A scissor block is similar to a knife block.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 103 x 118 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 7.4 x 8.4 inches or 187 x 214 mm
Suggested Material Size: 13.3 x 14.3 inches or 337 x 364 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Our Lady of Carmel
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103 x 118 stitches 31 colors

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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.