Large High Count Colored Aida

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Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby knicole09 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:42 am

Hi there fellow stitchers. I've been trying to find 20 or 22 count black aida but I can't find it anywhere. Where have you guys found it, if you have?

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Re: Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby blackmageheart » Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:58 am

I usually buy my 20 and 22 count from Ebay stores or other online shops. 22ct is easier to find in black than 20ct in my opinion, but maybe you could try searching for black jobelan or black hardanger on google? It may bring up more results for you :)
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Re: Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby knicole09 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:23 am

Thank ya! I'm going to do that today and see what comes up. I've never used anything other than aida but i'm willing to go outside my box. :) I bought some 18ct (the smallest my store had in the size I need) yesterday and some dye, I was going to try to dye it. We will see if that works out....If I can find what you suggested I'll just keep the white for future projects.
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Re: Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby blackmageheart » Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:26 am

Let me know how you get on with your search, and if I can help anymore please just ask! :D
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Re: Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby blackberrybear » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:12 am

123stitch.com has 18ct black aida and 25ct black evenweave (similer to aida).

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Re: Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby tiiiiii_85 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:12 am

Hello!
Small question related to high count fabric: what would use it for? I have always used 14ct and in all the standard guidelines and books I usually see 14ct, but I see that many people for more advanced project use 20ct or even 22ct. What are the ups and downs for large counts?
I assume it is way more difficult to stitch on high counts...
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Re: Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby CraftySasha » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:01 am

High count fabric will make your image smaller, so if you have a huge image, you don't have to have it take up a whole wall when finished. Also, with the higher counts, you can use one thread rather than 2, or even use half stitches rather than whole X's. There are many different options out there!
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Re: Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby BadgerSensei » Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:15 pm

blackberrybear wrote:123stitch.com has 18ct black aida and 25ct black evenweave (similer to aida).


I didn't know this site existed and I am definitely going to be using it in the future. :)
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Re: Large High Count Colored Aida

Postby Firehawke » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:21 am

I LOVE 123stitch! A good variety of items and speedy shipping! I get my opalescent 18 count aida for my HAED projects from them!
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