Ann Logan


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It is tempting to stitch for hours at a time, especially when you can make the time and when you get in the "stitching zone." It is important to avoid this temptation, especially when you are a new stitcher. Taking breaks helps to prevent repetitive stress injuries and eyestrain.
Stop stitching, get up, stretch, rest your eyes and hands for a moment, and then start again if you like. If you have trouble with "getting in the zone" and forgetting to take breaks, use a timer. Use the TV schedule or musical selections. When the buzzer, show or CD stops, it is time for a break.
Material Type: Aida Generic Cream
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 121 x 161 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.6 x 11.5 inches or 220 x 292 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.5 x 17.4 inches or 370 x 442 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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Consistent tension is crucial for creating proper stitches. They should be flat against the fabric, not too tight, not too loose. Experiment on scrap fabric until you learn how tightly you need to pull the floss to create a perfect stitch.