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: 320 x 80 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 22.9 x 5.7 inches or 581 x 145 mm
Suggested Material Size: 28.8 x 11.6 inches or 731 x 295 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands