Counted cross stitch is easy to learn! It's just what it sounds like, you are making little crosses on an evenweave or linen fabric. To work the design, you follow a chart made up of symbols. Each symbol represents a color of embroidery floss.
Material Type: Aida Generic Cream
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 138 x 95 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 9.9 x 6.8 inches or 250 x 172 mm
Suggested Material Size: 15.8 x 12.7 inches or 400 x 322 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands
Embroidery hoops and frames help to the fabric in right position and to keeping stitching tension even. If it is possible, choose a hoop that will be bigger than your design, this way you will be able to complete the x-stitch project without repositioning the frame over stitched work.
Don't forget to remove your embroidery hoop in between stitching sessions so that your aida fabric does not stretch.
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