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Lizzie Kate - Spirit of Christmas Mystery Club

Lizzie Kate - Spirit of Christmas Mystery Club

 Join the Lizzie Kate Christmas Mystery Sampler Club and receive ..

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Wooden Quick Unpick

Wooden Quick Unpick

Beautiful handmade wooden quick unpick with chain and magnetic release..

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Hexagonal Wooden Box

Hexagonal Wooden Box

Handmade Hexagonal Wooden Box.Made  to order in your choice of:Re..

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La D Da - Samplar Hare Kit

La D Da - Samplar Hare Kit

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Long Dog Samplers - Life After Death

Long Dog Samplers - Life After Death

Long Dog Samplers - Life After Death ChartStitch Count: 372 x 325..

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Linen and Threads - Cherry Monogram Pincushion - Download

Linen and Threads - Cherry Monogram Pincushion - Download

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Hands On Design - 12 Days - Ladies & Lords

Hands On Design - 12 Days - Ladies & Lords

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Prairie Schooler - 2017 Santa

Prairie Schooler - 2017 Santa

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La D Da - Samplar Hare

La D Da - Samplar Hare

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Kelmscott Designs - Lighthouse Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Lighthouse Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs - Strawberries Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Strawberries Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs - Rabbit Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Rabbit Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs -Thistle Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs -Thistle Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs - Dragonflies Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Dragonflies Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs - Adam & Eve Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Adam & Eve Needle Minder

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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

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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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