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The fabric you use for any design should always be at least 2" longer on all sides beyond the design area. This helps hold the fabric in the hoop or q-snap when you are stitching, and also allows you to stretch the piece for finishing.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 87 x 137 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.2 x 9.8 inches or 158 x 249 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.1 x 15.7 inches or 308 x 399 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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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.