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How To Calculate What Size Canvas You Need For Your Diamond Painting

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How To Calculate What Size Canvas You Need For Your Diamond Painting

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get is "what size canvas do I need for my diamond painting?" If you are wanting to convert a cross stitch pattern such as a Heaven and Earth Design (HAED) into a diamond painting, it is very easy to do.  What numbers do you need to know? First, you need to know the size of your cross stitch pattern. How many stitches wide is it? How many stitches high? Usually this information is printed on the pattern, but if not you can count how many squares across and down there are...

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6 Step Instructions for Diamond Painting

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6 Step Instructions for Diamond Painting

Diamond painting is a relatively new art form where it breaks images down into patterns, very similar to cross stitch. Small, glossy tiles are then applied to canvas to make the pattern.The tiles which are often called rhinestones or drills, are colour matched to the DMC thread colours and are 2.5mm in size. One side of the tile is flat which is stuck onto the canvas whilst the other is 5D, giving the design a sparkling finish.Diamond painting is a great creative outlet and is very easy to do. For anyone who has done cross stitch, diamond painting will be...

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