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post #21 of 25
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I noticed in my instructions they had suggestions for extra thick material. You just slightly set in the bottom, then remove the middle piece and just use the top and bottom piece of the snapsetter. I was curious if you tried this out? If you need more info I can send you the information.

And I am doing hidden snaps and love them. I did not want the metal touching my little guy. So I just add a bit of fabric on the inside so I will still have the two layers.
post #22 of 25
Hmm I sure didnt' notice that! Are you talking about the instructions on the back of the package the snap setter came in? I kept that, going grab it now to look.

So nope, didn't try it

ETA:
My house is such a mess, I can't find what I did with it! *cry* So yes, info on it please cause I'm curious now!
post #23 of 25
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Originally Posted by beepsmnms
Its outer layer cotton woven, hidden layer of PUL, (probably wont work) and inner microfleece.
Cotton Woven Pocket
Just curious Beeps...why don't you think the layer of PUL will work? I'm just starting to make diapers and wondering this myself...I bought this fabric appears to be nylon poured some water on it and it didn't soak through so I thought wow how great!

LIsa
post #24 of 25
I think she means because she is doing a hidden layer of PUL, if you don't do that right it will wick.

This is because when you turn and topstitch, all the fabric - fleece, pul & cotten outer - are touching each other on the seams. So when the inner gets wet, the insert in a pocket diaper or the inners of an AIO, so does everything on the seam allowance, so it will wick.

The best way to do hidden PUL is to serge or make it an AI2 with a snap in soaker so that the absorbant part when wet, won't touch the seam allowance. I still haven't tried any of this myself, but plan to try an AI2 possibly
post #25 of 25
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Originally Posted by Abbyloos Mommy
Hmm I sure didnt' notice that! Are you talking about the instructions on the back of the package the snap setter came in? I kept that, going grab it now to look.

So nope, didn't try it

ETA:
My house is such a mess, I can't find what I did with it! *cry* So yes, info on it please cause I'm curious now!
Sure! I got a little booklet with my setter. On the 3rd page it says: "Hints and Tips: To get into tight areas surrounding multiple stitched layers on cuffs, diapers opening, or jacket fronts:

Using any Snapsetter (S) tool base or adapter, begin setting the snap, but hammer only once to set the snap loosely on the fabric. Disassemble the S. Reposition the fabric back into the S base and place the middle positioning bar over the post outward away from the tool base. Then add the tool top. The only two S pieces touching the snap should be the tool top and base allowing the bulky layers of the fabric to not interfere with the snapping process. Hammer the tool twice more to set the snap tightly onto the fabric."

There is a photo showing what they mean, that I can send if you need it. Just move the middle piece 180 degrees around where the botton and middle make one long line, and then put the top piece on top of the bottom piece.

Maybe this will help!!! Let me know if you have any more questions.
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