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: 46 x 29 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 3.3 x 2.1 inches or 83 x 53 mm
Suggested Material Size: 9.2 x 8 inches or 233 x 203 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands