Most experts recommend prewashing the fabric before you start stitching the designs. Some even wash the floss.I suppose if you suspect that the floss will run it is better to be safe that wait till all the hardwork is over for it to start bleeding all over the work.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 39 x 40 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 2.8 x 2.9 inches or 71 x 73 mm
Suggested Material Size: 8.7 x 8.8 inches or 221 x 223 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands