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Aida cloth
Posted By:    ondrejkam
Hi, is there a soft 14 count Aida cloth I can purchase?
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miss crossstitc
07/27/14
THE SOFT AIDA CLOTH THEY CALL IT FRENCH AIDA. JUST GO ON THE TOP WHERE IT SAID CUSTOMER SERVICE AND CALL THEM TOMORROW I DONT KNOW ABOUT TODAY IF THEY ARE OPEN AND ASK. I AM SURE THEY HAVE OTHERS KIND SO OTHER COLORS TOO IT DEPEND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR. GOOD LUCK.
ondrejkam
07/27/14
Thank you. I will call tomorrow.
Su Pitt
07/27/14
You can easily soften the Aida by carefully handwashinng with a soap made for stitchery. I use Orvus paste, but there is also FabriCare and Quilters Soap. If you do a Google search, or use any search engine, you will find all the sites that sell these. They work very well on stains, are used with very lukewarm water to prevent shrinkng. I line dry to prevent shrinking also. The Aida will soften because washing remives the sizing from fabric...
syagel
07/27/14
This website does not carry Aida Country French fabric which is the soft Aida cloth. You can get it at the Stoney Creek website and the ABC Stitch Therapy website. It is 14ct. and comes in three sizes.

I soften regular Aida cloth when I stitch by washing it in my washing machine and adding fabric softener. I then air dry it on a pants hanger. This might help you out.
ondrejkam
07/27/14
Thank you for all the suggestions. I love this message board. I don't know anyone that does counted cross stitch.
miss crossstitc
07/28/14
yes there is other sites that you download the pattern from them ( 1 ) ETSY.COM

(2) Crosstitch.com
syagel
07/28/14
There you go again Miss Crossstitch! She isn't talking about any patterns. She is asking about fabric. Please read question correctly.