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#1 of 8 Old 07-01-2008, 11:54 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I know for a fact no one will buy any cloth dipes for me- that's the only thing I tell them I want when they ask. So I really want to make a bunch of one size dipes so I don't have to make a bunch in several different sizes. It doesn't have to be a free pattern.

What is your favorite? What works best? Any tips and tricks would be helpful for me seeing as I'm quite the novice sewer.

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KCK Ones! www.kaylasclothkits.com That was the first dipe I ever sewed and super simple to do. I'd suggest starting with a "traditional pocket" on the pattern and once you feel comfy diving into the "welt pocket". They're the only OS that ever fit my chubby 2nd son- he outgrew BG 2.0s at 6 months lol, but still the KCK Ones were fine . I also am not a fan of the snapping rise thing (if you have a chubby baby they dig into thighs ).
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I LOVE Rita's Rump Pockets!

http://handmadebyrita.blogspot.com/

It is the only one I've tried, but I love it so much.

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I watched the video about the KCK Ones and they look really nice!!

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I LOVE Rita's Rump Pockets!

http://handmadebyrita.blogspot.com/

It is the only one I've tried, but I love it so much.
I have looked at this one, it looks super easy.

I may just have to make one of each and see what I like best. Maybe I'll make a toddler size one to try on DS- we will HATE it but then I can see how they fit!

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Try Morweena's http://www.mosaicmoon.com/ pattern.
formeraly Pinhead Diapers. Well time tested and loved. low price, easy sew.

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I LOVE Rita's Rump Pockets!

http://handmadebyrita.blogspot.com/

It is the only one I've tried, but I love it so much.
I was just going to say these. I just whipped up a few for my new baby. I didn't add the seam allowance to the pattern because I wanted it to fit better in the newborn/small size. They look really neat and were very inexpensive and easy to make. I won't get to actually try it for a while yet so I can't really speack for how they work
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Little Comet Tails Little One-size Diaper http://hyenacart.com/LittleCometTail...hp?c=9&p=23398

It has directions for covers, fitteds and AIOs. I haven't tried it myself but I've heard rave reviews. I have tried other of her patterns and found them to be very user friendly.

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I have a One Size Diaper Pattern. Fits similar to the major brands. It uses the snap down rise. Here is the pattern link: http://www.mammacandoit.com/Diaper-Patterns/One-Size-Diaper-Pattern.html.

I have a free insert pattern here: http://www.mammacandoit.com/Free-Patterns/How-to-make-a-diaper-insert.html

 

I like that it fits like the major brands...so does everyone that uses them! The last batch that I made cost me like $4 a piece to make them instead of buying them for crazy expensive. There are even gussets that you can make! Although I didn't need them with my last baby, they fit great anyway!! There is also optional adjustable elastic. great option for something new!

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