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: 92 x 103 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.6 x 7.4 inches or 167 x 187 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.5 x 13.3 inches or 317 x 337 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands