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Anybody make their own nappies/wraps?

(3 Posts)
Marne Thu 05-Jul-07 13:14:41

I want to make some nappies for my dd2, ive never used washable nappies so im a cloth virgin, i cant afford to buy the real thing but i have a sewing machine and some fabric, how easy is it?

Roskva Thu 05-Jul-07 22:33:39

It's not difficult if you are handy with a sewing machine. Here is a useful link.

Roskva Thu 05-Jul-07 22:49:56

Sorry, I posted my previous message before I had finished.

If you are making your own nappies, you can use just about any fabric. For ease of drying, I prefer separate boosters, but that is pure personal preference. I made some all fabric pocket nappies, that I can stuff virtually anything absorbent into, but unlike commercial pocket nappies, they still need a waterproof wrap.

You can buy PUL fabric from babeco.co.uk or here.

I have some step by step patterns from a website called mamabird, but it doesn't seem to exist any more, so if you would like them I could try to email them to you.

Let me know if you need any more info and I'll try to help

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