I have been very remiss. I should have posted a review of Mudpies long long ago.
We've been using Mudpies since July of 2002. We were lucky to be able to test a AIO for Steph in the beginning. Worked awesome. Once I got DD to stop pooping in it as soon as I put it on her. Washed that AIO at least 5x in 2 days to get her to wear it for longer that 15 minutes.
I love the orignial design of the quick-dry soaker in the AIO (many have since copied it!).
By the way: we STILL have that AIO and it STILL works great. It's only faded because MIL washed a load of diapers with BLEACH about 3 months ago!!
: It still looked great up until then over 2 years of continual use later.
DH loved the way the AIO fit and looked. It was also the first time in a year of diapering that he commented on how nice the diaper was without my asking if he liked it.
Soo I took that as an agreement to buy more.
In March 2003 after the birth on my DS, I places a LARGE order with Steph. I sent her some fabric to make some diapers and a few AIOs. I also ordered several from her amazing selection of fabrics.
Several of the AIOs Steph made were very creative using some BDU (camo) fabric and several of DH's military patches. We always get positive comments on them when people see them.
It was a total of 11 fitted diapers and 19 AIOs. They make up a very large percentage of our "in use" stash.
Steph as since also acquired the IvyRose pattern (another favorite of ours) and makes the Mudpuddles using that side-aplix and quick-dry soaker pattern. I love how adjustable the side-aplix diaper is. Makes for a very long wearing fit.
Steph has a unbelieveably quick turnaround time on her custom orders. It is mind-boggling how quickly she can sew through a large waiting list. She is very helpful answering questions and has impeccable taste in matching up fabrics whether its the outers of a diaper/cover set or the fleece or velour lining, snap and serging threads with the outer fabric of the diaper. I love how she color-matches the serging on the snap-in soaker with the diaper, makes for a quick match up at laundry time.
She send a picture of the completed order so I would drool in anticipation!
The only wicking we've ever encountered with our AIOs were when the soaker was soaked to saturation so that was 'operator error' and not the function of the diaper.
MudpieBabie is one of my very favorite places to shop and window-shop. So many wishlists...
One of my very favorite Hyena diapers ever back before they were Hyena.