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: 147 x 125 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 10.5 x 8.9 inches or 267 x 227 mm
Suggested Material Size: 16.4 x 14.8 inches or 417 x 377 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands