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: 103 x 90 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 7.4 x 6.4 inches or 187 x 163 mm
Suggested Material Size: 13.3 x 12.3 inches or 337 x 313 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands