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: 74 x 74 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.3 x 5.3 inches or 134 x 134 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.2 x 11.2 inches or 284 x 284 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands