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#1 of 7 Old 01-30-2007, 09:22 PM - Thread Starter
 
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If I buy a yard each of say flannel, terry and fleece (45" wide fabric), how many diapers can I realistically expect to get out of that yard (assuming 1 layer of each fabric per diaper)?

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Plan to use cuts of 17"x 22" for each diaper layer. Soakers will be about 75" sq per layre.
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It also depends on the size you are making
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It also depends on the size you are making
LOL! Yeah, that would make a difference. I'm thinking infant size/small or so.

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I can get 6 per yard if I cut my tabs out seperately. More if they are little.
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you will get the most diapers per yard if you copy your pattern a few times and lay it all out before you cut. Otherwise you can trace your pattern on the cloth. If the cloth is 60 wide you can get a lot of diapers. Probably 6
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i usually get 4 med.,8 smalls,or 3 larges per yard
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