Hello I am new to quilting and sewing and I want to tell you all how helpful this board has been already! I have always been interested in quilting and when I married my husband I hit the jackpot, his grandmother quilted. She was not able to teach me as much as we would have liked when she lost her battle with cancer, so I am trying to still learn. I have been making baby items for family member's baby showers and have never washed any of my fabrics before sewing. However I have decided to try and make a little extra money for the family and make some baby items and lap quilts to sell at a local gift shop. I have been reading posts and would just hate to make an item and have it a customer get it home and have the fabrics bleed when washed. Although I have never pre washed my fabric, do you just toss it all in the washer with detergent and then the dryer and if needed iron? Thank you in advance for your tips of advice!!!