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: 96 x 124 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.9 x 8.9 inches or 174 x 225 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.8 x 14.8 inches or 324 x 375 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands