Aida – Most beginners start their cross stitch projects on Aida fabric. This is a somewhat loosely woven fabric meant for cross stitch with prominent threads; looks like a fabric made of threads grouped together. It is also very inexpensive but not suitable for functional things because of the holes in the fabric. 14 count Aida is universally the most popular cross stitch fabric.
For beginners Aida is one of the best fabric for cross stitch, because of the readily available weaves. You may need to interface the cloth if it is too loose.
Material Type: Aida Generic Cream
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 77 x 110 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.5 x 7.9 inches or 140 x 200 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.4 x 13.8 inches or 290 x 350 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands
Everyone has trouble seeing stitches when she/he stitches white on white. The trick is to put a piece of black material behind the canvas. This will provide contrast between canvas and the white thread.
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