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Strawberries|1075

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If you want accurate stitching without counting every stitch you may want to draw gridlines on your cloth. Recently pregrid fabric has become available which is a blessing for the crossstitchers.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 119 x 85 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.5 x 6.1 inches or 216 x 154 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.4 x 12 inches or 366 x 304 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Strawberries
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119 x 85 stitches 28 colors
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The best way to do cross stitch is to do the first half of each stitch in a row done first then go back and finish the next half. This way you get all the stitches slanting in the same direction. It is very important that the slant is in the same direction for the top thread and the bottom thread of the cross stitch for all the stitches.

But there are expert cross stitchers who do individual cross stitches ( titching the full cross stitch as you go) and do a very good job of it. So each to his/ her own.