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Preserving the direction of your stitches is very importent. Once you choose it don't change, stick with it unless your project specifically calls for it. It helps you to avoid your project looking haphazard and sloppy.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 158 x 105 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 11.3 x 7.5 inches or 287 x 191 mm
Suggested Material Size: 17.2 x 13.4 inches or 437 x 341 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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When doing the cross stiches on garments the waste canvas is used.

Baste the waste canvas onto the right side of the regular fabric. Work the cross stitches through both layers of fabric. When all the stitching is done, the waste canvas is cut away around the design. Soak the design in water. This will disolve the starch that holds the threads of the waste canvas together. What is left of the waste canvas can then be pulled out from under the stitches, one thread at a time, with a pair of tweezers.