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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Series Thread pack

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Series Thread pack

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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Linen for complete Series Without Border

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Linen for complete Series Without Border

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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Series - Part 1 Little Red Barn - Coming January 2018

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Series - Part 1 Little Red Barn - Coming January 2018

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Mirabilia - Royal Games II Embellishment Pack Pre Order

Mirabilia - Royal Games II Embellishment Pack Pre Order

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Mirabilia - Royal Games II - Pre Order

Mirabilia - Royal Games II - Pre Order

Mirabilia - Royal Games II -  Chart Only“Off with their head..

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With Thy Needle And Thread - Christmas At Winterberry Farm

With Thy Needle And Thread - Christmas At Winterberry Farm

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Plum Street Samplers - Sampler House VI

Plum Street Samplers - Sampler House VI

Sampler House VIStitch count: 97w x 96hFabric used: 36 ct. Weathe..

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Plum Street Samplers - Sampler House V

Plum Street Samplers - Sampler House V

Sampler House VStitch count: 101w x 98hFabric used: 36 ct. Ale by Pict..

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Plum Street Samplers - Hello Winter

Plum Street Samplers - Hello Winter

HELLO WINTERThis is the final installment in the "Hello" series for th..

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Plum Street Samplers - Yuletide Shanty

Plum Street Samplers - Yuletide Shanty

Plum Street Samplers - Yuletide ShantyPaulette said she had so much fu..

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Kathy Barrick - Peace On Earth

Kathy Barrick - Peace On Earth

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By The Bay Needleart - “Harbor Haven” Stitch A Long (12 Month Program)

By The Bay Needleart - “Harbor Haven” Stitch A Long (12 Month Program)

By The Bay Needleart - “Harbor Haven” Stitch A LongThis design will be..

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Modern Folk Embroidery

Modern Folk Embroidery

Modern Folk Embroidery : 30 Contemporary Projects for Folk Art Inspire..

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Lizzie Kate - Flora McSample Treats 2017

Lizzie Kate - Flora McSample Treats 2017

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Sue Hillis Designs - A Wintry Mix

Sue Hillis Designs - A Wintry Mix

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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Series Thread pack

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Series Thread pack

 Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Series Thread pack Pack contains:16 skeins of Classi..

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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Linen for complete Series Without Border

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Linen for complete Series Without Border

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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Series - Part 1 Little Red Barn - Coming January 2018

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Series - Part 1 Little Red Barn - Coming January 2018

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Mirabilia - Royal Games II Embellishment Pack Pre Order

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What is Cross Stitch?

Cross-stitch is a popular form of counted-thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches in a tiled, raster-like pattern are used to form a picture. Cross-stitch is often executed on easily countable evenweave fabric called aida cloth. The stitcher counts the threads in each direction so that the stitches are of uniform size and appearance. This form of cross-stitch is also called counted cross-stitch in order to distinguish it from other forms of cross-stitch. Sometimes cross-stitch is done on designs printed on the fabric (stamped cross-stitch); the stitcher simply stitches over the printed pattern.

Fabrics used in cross-stitch include aida, linen and mixed-content fabrics called 'evenweave'. All cross stitch fabrics are technically "evenweave," it refers to the fact that the fabric is woven to make sure that there are the same number of threads in an inch both left to right and top to bottom (vertically and horizontally). Fabrics are categorized by threads per inch (referred to as 'count'), which can range from 11 to 40 count. Aida fabric has a lower count because it is made with two threads grouped together for ease of stitching. Cross stitch projects are worked from a gridded pattern and can be used on any count fabric, the count of the fabric determines the size of the finished stitching.

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