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.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 8/inch or 31/100mm
Design Size: 21 x 13 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 2.6 x 1.6 inches or 67 x 41 mm
Suggested Material Size: 8.5 x 7.5 inches or 217 x 191 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 4 strands
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.
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