Prewashing fabrics before their use is a big debate in the world of quilting. There are pros and cons to both options. These are some of the arguments for prewashing: it prevents vibrant dyes from spreading onto other fabric, fabric shrinks when it's washed and dried and this can cause some distortion in a finished quilt if the items have not been previously washed before they were cut and sewn, any sizing or chemicals that have been used on the fabric are removed. On the other hand, new fabric has sizing, that creates ease when cutting and piecing. Once the sizing is washed out, the fabric loses that crispness. Having all this in mind, what do you used to do?