You should finish the edges of the fabric you are working with prior to embroidering. This is especially important if you are working a very fraying cloth like aida.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 89 x 78 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.4 x 5.6 inches or 161 x 142 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.3 x 11.5 inches or 311 x 292 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands