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: 190 x 190 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 13.6 x 13.6 inches or 345 x 345 mm
Suggested Material Size: 19.5 x 19.5 inches or 495 x 495 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands