Aida Cross Stitch Fabric
(pre cut lengths)
Aida Cross Stitch Fabric (Pre cut lengths) is an open, even-weave fabric traditionally used for cross-stitch embroidery.
Aida Cross Stitch Fabric is woven with an evenly-spaced grid of holes that you use to make your cross stitches.
Aida Cross Stitch Fabric (Pre cut lengths) come in various counts, ranging from 8 to 22 squares per inch however you will mostly see 12, 14, 16 or 18 in projects. The size of the weave is measured by how many stitches can be made in one inch. This is called the fabric’s count. The higher the number, the smaller the stitches will be, because there are more stitches in each inch.
14 Count Aida is the most popular cross stitch fabric. It has 14 holes to the inch. Most cross stitch designs are stitched with stranded embroidery cotton.
Cross stitch is generally worked using two strands of stranded cotton when working on Aida Cross Stitch Fabric 14-count and/or 16-count Aida Cross Stitch Fabric. It is perfectly acceptable to mix the number of threads used within the same project.
Aida is 100% Cotton and is sold here in pre cut lengths as listed.
Please click HERE if you require Aida Cross Stitch Fabric in larger sizes than available here.
To get started on a Cross Stitch project, you will need:
- Aida Cross Stitch Fabric
- Six-strand embroidery floss (more commonly known as Stranded Cotton)
- Anchor Stranded Cotton OR DMC Stranded Cotton
- Tapestry or Cross Stitch Needles (needles with a blunt tip and large eye for threading multiple threads into).
- Embroidery Hoops or Frames (optional)
Click HERE to see an introduction to Cross Stitch by DMC.
This video shows the difference between using Half Cross Stitch -VS- Cross Stitch