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: 119 x 159 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.5 x 11.4 inches or 216 x 289 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.4 x 17.3 inches or 366 x 439 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands