Each square on a chart, both occupied and unoccupied, represents two threads of linen unless otherwise stated. Each occupied square equals one stitch unless otherwise stated.
Material Type: Aida Generic Brown
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 160 x 118 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 11.4 x 8.4 inches or 290 x 214 mm
Suggested Material Size: 17.3 x 14.3 inches or 440 x 364 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands
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.
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