Is this normal?

I washed the fabric for my quilt today.  And here’s what happened:

I swear I don’t remember this kind of mess when I washed fabric a couple of years ago.  Granted, I wasn’t washing eleven different pieces back then, and I was using my washing machine that doesn’t have an agitator.  I washed it on the gentle cycle. 
After thirty minutes of untangling and trimming, I was left with this:
Did I miss something?  Is there something you can do to prevent this?  Or is this perfectly normal? 

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