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: 93 x 200 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.6 x 14.3 inches or 169 x 363 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.5 x 20.2 inches or 319 x 513 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands