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#1 of 3 Old 01-05-2007, 05:06 AM - Thread Starter
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Someone suggested I ask this here in crafts....

How do you paint PUL? I've seen some painted diaper covers and I'd like to give it a try but I don't know what kind of paint to use. The ones I've seen are advertised as being able to wash them like regular diaper laundry- hot wash/hot dryer.
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I'm not very familiar with PUL, but what about regular fabric paint?

Screen printing ink is also washable and you'd be able to paint with it too - particularly on a smoothish surface (you do have to iron it first though).
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I've used Tulip Soft fabric paint and it holds up really good, just make sure you wash your PUL before you paint it.
I experimented on my scraps first and let them dry 72 hours and then washed them on a tiny load to see if they bleed and they didn't!
You can also do a faux tye dye too.
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