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: 44 x 31 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 3.1 x 2.2 inches or 80 x 56 mm
Suggested Material Size: 9 x 8.1 inches or 230 x 206 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands