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Roses|2743

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Nobody likes to rip out stitches. But it would be better if you fix them right away. If you wait, the error may increase and the damage for your cross-stitch project may increase too.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 107 x 126 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 7.6 x 9 inches or 194 x 229 mm
Suggested Material Size: 13.5 x 14.9 inches or 344 x 379 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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107 x 126 stitches 22 colors

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Tension in your stitching is by far the easiest thing to correct, especially if you’re using a hoop – pull tight but not so tight that you stretch the hole at all. If you stitch in hand you have to be more careful.

I find that pulling the thread mostly through and then using my little finger in the hand holding the needle to “flick” the tail the final bit gives perfect tension and is reproducible for each stitch. Pay attention to the tension you’re applying as, if you stitch in different directions or do “patches” of stitching over the piece, you’ll pull it in weird directions.