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Hi,<br><br>
I was de-cluttering and found a few 100% wool blazers from DH's dad. It says to dry clean only but i am not going to dry clean them since i want to make diaper covers.<br><br>
questions, how do i felt them? they are scratchy and hard, they seem really thick too since its a blazer. do i need to know anything special on how to sew them? do they fray? i've never worked with wool before.<br><br>
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Well, if they are stiff or scratchy, you might not wantto make diaper covers from it. Not very pleasant for baby <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> Blazers are usually lined, so it will be a little more work, and they are often made from wool tweed, which will fray.<br><br>
I recommend sweaters (either 100% wool or wool/acrylic blends) or skirts/dresses/shirts as possible recycled wool sources. They aren't as stiff or scratchy (usually!) as the kind of wool used for outerwear <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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