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: 98 x 113 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 7 x 8.1 inches or 178 x 205 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.9 x 14 inches or 328 x 355 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands