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#1 of 7 Old 10-08-2003, 06:41 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm very interested in making some cloth diapers, but where would I find a pattern for one? Any ideas? :

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www.diapersewing.com has free instructions.
www.sewshoppe.com has patterns you can buy, as does www.diapershop.com.
Try asking in the sewing and crafts forum.
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http://diapershop.com/kits.htm

I just placed an order with Jessica myself-she was wonderful!
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Also try:

www.newconceptions.com

Kimi was very nice to work with and the PooPockets pattern was VERY easy to follow!
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If you have a favorite diaper.... and you're brave... you could always try de-constructing it and making a pattern from it. I used to do that with clothes back when I knew how to sew : and it worked great. But you have to be willing to *waste* a favorite diaper... so it takes a bit of a leap of faith.

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Actually, I've had good luck tracing around favorite diapers (stretching out the elastic) and then adjusted as I saw fit to make my own pattern.

I started with the HoneyBoy pattern, though, and I found that a great place to start. You can order it at SewShoppe. They have other patterns, too. I guess I'm a pattern person...I like to start out with one, and then monkey with it to get exactly what I want.
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Here is another site:
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