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: 26 x 19 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 1.9 x 1.4 inches or 47 x 34 mm
Suggested Material Size: 7.8 x 7.3 inches or 197 x 184 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands