Not all space-dyed, threads are colourfast so you need to consider the end use when selecting them. The stitches are worked diagonally across the canvas threads, so they distort the canvas less than ordinary tent stitch. Using the instructions for the plain sweater, chart the main pieces of the garment on graph paper. Gucci Bella Medium Top Handle Bag. If your design is a large one you may need to work it on a higher stitch count, i.e., an 18-count Aida, which would result in a smaller finished size. You had one doll, then your mother made new clothes for it every Christmas after that. Use two strands of stranded cotton (floss) for cross stitch (and French knots if using) and one strand for backstitch. Gucci Bella Medium Top Handle Bag.