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Square Sizing

 

The smallest size square we accept is 6 x 6 other than as long as we have at least 2 around the design we can use it!

 

If you have a specific pattern in mind that you would like to stitch you can use the following guidelines to figure out how big a piece of material you will need:

 

 

To calculate how much material you will need for a design:

Divide the stitch count of your design by the count of your material and then add two or three inches.  For example.

 

Design = 50 stitches by 60

Material = 14 count

 

Take the biggest stitch measurement of the design.  In this case it is 60 stitches

60 divided by 14 count = 4.2 inches 

 

Round up to nearest inch which = 5 (always round up to next inch, never round the numbers down!)

 

Then 5 inches plus 4 inches (two inches either side) = 9 inches

 

Your material should be 9 inches square for this design.

 

 

 

Alternatively if you wish you cut out a set size square this table can be used to see roughly what size pattern you can stitch on it.

 

Approximate Design Size

(stitch count)

Size of material You Need

Material Count

 

 

 

56 x 56

8" x 8"

14ct/28ct

64 x 64

8" x 8"

16ct/32ct

70 x 70

9" x 9"

14ct/28ct

80 x 80

9" x 9"

16ct/32ct

98 x 98

11" x 11"

14ct/28ct

112 x 112

11" x 11"

16ct/32ct

126 x 126

13" x 13"

14ct/28ct

144 x 144

13" x 13"

16ct/32ct

154 x 154

15" x 15"

14ct/28ct

176 x 176

15" x 15"

16ct/32ct