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Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-08-2006, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Jayneysews
I usually just zig zag with my sewing machine in...

I usually just zig zag with my sewing machine in matching thread the little tail bit of the serged thread...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-06-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Jayneysews
I have very thin micro fleece which is just like...

I have very thin micro fleece which is just like fb's fleece,but I am in the uk and I got it here!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-04-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Jayneysews
Yes I am due in 9 days and I was putting snaps...

Yes I am due in 9 days and I was putting snaps on some PUL wet bags yesterday,I was really short of breath!
Lovely nappies!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-04-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Jayneysews
Well I might just try going the size up ,or...

Well I might just try going the size up ,or altering the pattern buy adding extra where you think you need it!
The mama bird is a nice simple starting pattern,it was the first one I ever made,then...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-04-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 680
Posted By Jayneysews
Does your inner roll out or in?

Does your inner roll out or in?
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-03-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By Jayneysews
Possibly totally useless to you as things over...

Possibly totally useless to you as things over the ocean are possibly different,but here one can buy micro fibre yardage,but the towels can be scooped up so darn cheap,I am not sure whay one would...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-03-2006, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Jayneysews
Hi also be aware the mama bird pattern seems to...

Hi also be aware the mama bird pattern seems to come out very small!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-01-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Jayneysews
For me personally I think that fitteds and...

For me personally I think that fitteds and wraps/covers are the best combo for new borns.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-01-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Jayneysews
Velour is very soft and absorbant,but does'nt...

Velour is very soft and absorbant,but does'nt wick really.
It is yummy and is probably best when working with it to put it with other stretch fabrics,rather than wovens.
I have managed this...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-27-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Jayneysews
The DD pocket dipe pattern is very very...

The DD pocket dipe pattern is very very adaptable,one can make fitteds from it as well as pockets and there are all options on one pattern,side snaps side aplix,front snaps and front aplix,it is e...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-26-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Jayneysews
CIC1 do DIY co ops. One sends in yardage and...

CIC1 do DIY co ops.
One sends in yardage and the ladies send it off to the PUL palace(!!!) and then you get it back as PUL,I have no idea at all how they does it though!!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-26-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Jayneysews
Birds eye seems to be a fabric which Co op often!

Birds eye seems to be a fabric which Co op often!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-26-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Jayneysews
Lastin sewed right to edges then seam bind???? ...

Lastin sewed right to edges then seam bind????
I haven't ever done this,so it just a suggestion,NOT a pearl of true wisdom!
Good luck!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-26-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By Jayneysews
I think that replacing may be the way to go!!! ...

I think that replacing may be the way to go!!!
If you can stand that!
I personally love to make anything from scratch,but cannot bear to repair......
Good luck,nothing worse than crappy velcro!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-26-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Jayneysews
Quote: Originally Posted by funluvnmommy I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by funluvnmommy
I may have gone a bit over board with the elastic; I used lastin b/c that's what I had on hand.
I hope it works okay, I haven't tried it on my DB yet as...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-26-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Jayneysews
That cheeky mama bird pattern does tend to be on...

That cheeky mama bird pattern does tend to be on the small side!
It is a pain isn't it when you feel you have wasted stuff!

I have found the golden rule with nappy making,is to make first few...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-25-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 965
Posted By Jayneysews
They are nice! How many have you made in...

They are nice!
How many have you made in total???
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-23-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Jayneysews
Micro fibre is the stuff which lots of new...

Micro fibre is the stuff which lots of new cleaning cloths are made from,it is very absorbant but shouldn't be put next to skin.
Most people just buy the cloths and shove them in,under other...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-23-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Jayneysews
Quote: Originally Posted by purplesmiley LOL...

Quote:
Originally Posted by purplesmiley
LOL I've been outed http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif I'm in the UK

thanks for the advice...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-23-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Jayneysews
I wouldn't make any more bigger ones until the...

I wouldn't make any more bigger ones until the baby arrives,lots of people have posted on how the ones they have spent time,money and energy making were not in an ideal world the best combos of...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-22-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Jayneysews
Quote: Originally Posted by ThreeTimesAMama ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ThreeTimesAMama
Why doesn't this or any pattern say what length of elastic to use for each size at the back and legs????? I mean, it just says to stretch the elastic as...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-22-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Jayneysews
Yeah,purple smiley,where are you in the world???

Yeah,purple smiley,where are you in the world???
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-21-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By Jayneysews
Hi,I want to make two wet bgs for being out and...

Hi,I want to make two wet bgs for being out and about for dirty nappies,and a couple of smaller ones for washable cloth wipes ,so that I can take wet ones around with me too.
Anyone have any...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-21-2006, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By Jayneysews
It is also a good thing to pull the lastin quite...

It is also a good thing to pull the lastin quite a bit BEFORE actually sewing,it kinda pre stretches it,which is vital I gather,then yep,don't pull too hard when stitching
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-20-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By Jayneysews
You mustn't just tack lastin on the ends,it...

You mustn't just tack lastin on the ends,it NEEDS a three step zig zag all they way along the piece,with a little straight stitch at either end!!
Woven elastic is great just tacked down at either...
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