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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROSS STITCHES

And she wore her blue gingham apron with cross stitches on it.

She had on her blue gingham apron with the cross stitches on it.

I did make counts of thirty cross stitches on that apron to-day.

I went over and nestled up against her blue gingham apron with cross stitches on it.

Sadie McKibben did wipe her hands on her blue gingham apron with cross stitches on it.

And her nice blue gingham apron with cross stitches on it does have rumples and soapy smells.

All the ground stitches run one way and the cross stitches in the opposite way.

The cross stitches are then worked in darning stitch with very fine cotton wherever two threads meet.

The strap work, applied in ribbon, is broken by cross stitches in couples, which take away from the severity of the lines.