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: 322 x 236 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 23 x 16.9 inches or 584 x 428 mm
Suggested Material Size: 28.9 x 22.8 inches or 734 x 578 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands