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: 37 x 37 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 2.6 x 2.6 inches or 67 x 67 mm
Suggested Material Size: 8.5 x 8.5 inches or 217 x 217 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands