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Forum: Diapering   11-21-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Textile_Mike
Stink and rashes often go together -- they are...

Stink and rashes often go together -- they are almost always an indication that you need to look at your laundering process.  If diaper have a lingering smell or slightly ammonia smell, this...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-05-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,005
Posted By Textile_Mike
98 ONLY.  93 Is a hobby press and is harder to...

98 ONLY.  93 Is a hobby press and is harder to use if you're setting a lot of snaps.  
 
Also, the 93 uses threaded dies, these are not as standard as the smooth shanks on the 98 presses so if you...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-05-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,610
Posted By Textile_Mike
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by moondiapers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1301284/wazoodle-diaper-kits#post_16305804)
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Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-22-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Textile_Mike
Wool and polyfleece are dispersion covers, where...

Wool and polyfleece are dispersion covers, where PUL, ProCare and other barrier types are containment covers.

Containment is simple, a waterproof barrier stops moisture from escaping. Dispersion...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-31-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Textile_Mike
Quote: Originally Posted by saoirse2007...

Quote:
Originally Posted by saoirse2007 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9585781)
Diaper production has come to a grinding...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-17-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Textile_Mike
The only difference is the thickness of the PU...

The only difference is the thickness of the PU barrier film.

There is no difference in breathability between 1 and 2 mil. You can get breathable PU, it's great for mits and jackets, it does not...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-10-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Textile_Mike
Here are a couple of things to consider when...

Here are a couple of things to consider when sewing with Polyurethane tapes, like Lastin or Mobilon.

1) You need to make sure the tapes are 7 to 8mil, anything less will not have sufficient...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-10-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Textile_Mike
Aplix for newborn sizes. It's low peel makes it...

Aplix for newborn sizes. It's low peel makes it gentler to remove.

TouchTape for biggers sizes, it holds better and lasts longer.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-10-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,688
Posted By Textile_Mike
Bamboo is an eco friendly fiber, it can be grown...

Bamboo is an eco friendly fiber, it can be grown in organic and non organic settings. The reason you don't see 'organic' labeling is because the countries that produce bamboo for fiber lack both...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-07-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Textile_Mike
Aplix is a brand name for hook and loop. In...

Aplix is a brand name for hook and loop. In diaper making discussions generally refer to Aplix 800, a low peel strenght loop.

Aplix 800 low peel and softer loop makes it great for newborn sizes,...
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