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Welcome to Mr X Stitch. We want to change the way you think about needlework. From cross stitch to quilts, from needle felting to millinery and from lace to machine embroidery, we share terrific textile art from around the world. Enjoy the post on the left - a random selection from the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge.

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Contour Stitch Showing the effect of stitch spacing, or density.

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Density Is Our Destiny

Density - as it refers to machine embroidery, density is essentially a measure of the space between parallel stitches or lines of stitching. It can also be expressed as the number of such stitches or lines present in unit, as in 'stitches per inch'. It may not seem like the sexiest or most artistic thing one could discuss about machine embroidery, but in my opinion, it is probably the m...

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