Keep laying the circle down as you work to make sure it is flat; too many increases over too few rounds will make the fabric wavy. Paula says stitching those three initials gave her an even greater respect for the crafters who create her designs. Refer to the Stitch Perfect box on page 43 for advice on working with metallic threads. Gucci Helena Pump. It forms an embossed braid on the front of the stitching and makes a fine, raised edge for folding. Double cross stitch, also known as Smyrna or Leviathan stitch, may be worked over two or four threads of an evenweave fabric or over two blocks of Aida, to create a series of bold crosses or 'stars'. Every once in a while, she’ll receive a cross-stitched piece in the mail picturing one of her designs. Gucci Helena Pump.