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#1 of 12 Old 04-08-2005, 06:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Can I make my own prefolds for more cuteness? If so, with WHAT? I was thinking those micro terry towels at sams for a soaker middle layers then a soft flannel for the outter layers....
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Don't see why you couldn't.
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Here are instructions for making prefolds...
http://www.diapersewing.com/prefold.htm
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You can use t-shirts, too - I have instructions on my free site
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where is your free site? I can't find it.

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I just used some yummy cotton terry to make prefolds for the new babe. I'm finding I like prefolds with knit fabrics because they give you a snugger fit. (I have some fantastic hemp/cotton knit ones made by a friend.)

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use knit fabrics, like old T-shirts or cute knit prints from the fabric store...you'll be so pleased with the results!

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Oh....I love prefolds! This sounds like so much fun!

How much sewing skill would you need to sew prefolds?

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How much sewing skill would you need to sew prefolds?
Couldn't get more basic. If you can sew a straight line you can manage.

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YEAH!!! I maybe can make some!!!

Thanks KoalaMama!

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I've seen some prefolds with cute tie dyed fabric down the center panel. Seems like you could do this with any type of print fabric.
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