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'Birds' album

Wood Duck|5280

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Most experts recommend prewashing the fabric before you start stitching the designs. Some even wash the floss.I suppose if you suspect that the floss will run it is better to be safe that wait till all the hardwork is over for it to start bleeding all over the work.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 118 x 120 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.4 x 8.6 inches or 214 x 218 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.3 x 14.5 inches or 364 x 368 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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118 x 120 stitches 25 colors

Remember, cross-stitch is considered counted embroidery.
So count count count count again and double check your counting. It really helps minimize mistakes.
Gridding save you a lot of time (and your sanity too). Cross stitch is meant to be relaxing. Make your hobby hugely beneficial for your mental and physical health.