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Aida – Most beginners start their cross stitch projects on Aida fabric. This is a somewhat loosely woven fabric meant for cross stitch with prominent threads; looks like a fabric made of threads grouped together. It is also very inexpensive but not suitable for functional things because of the holes in the fabric. 14 count Aida is universally the most popular cross stitch fabric.

For beginners Aida is one of the best fabric for cross stitch, because of the readily available weaves. You may need to interface the cloth if it is too loose.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 74 x 56 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.3 x 4 inches or 134 x 102 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.2 x 9.9 inches or 284 x 252 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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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.