Ann Logan|Cross Stitch Patterns to Download|Roses Border|1491

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Roses Border|1491

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In cross-stitching correct tension is important. Having too strong or too loose of a tension can totally destroy the impression of your project. The threads should be flat against the fabric you are using, but not too tight, so that they are actually pulling the fabric in any way.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 137 x 35 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 9.8 x 2.5 inches or 249 x 64 mm
Suggested Material Size: 15.7 x 8.4 inches or 399 x 214 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Roses Border
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137 x 35 stitches 28 colors

As you stitch cross stitches, the floss tends to twist and eventually knot. The simple solution is to frequently dangle the needle and floss allowing it to untwist. Once you get into a routine, you will do this without thinking. Until you do, consciously take this step every few stitches.