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What size do you prefer? Why?<br><br>
I am about to cut up some fabric and make my own wipes, but I'm not sure about the size. The wipes we have (the really nice ones) are pretty big, but I always end up getting half of it dirty and not being able to use the rest of the wipe, so I was thinking maybe if I made them smaller, they would get used completely with only one wiping, and then I would have more, right?<br><br>
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Mine are 8"x8" I can fold them a couple of times and I can usually get by with using 1 wipe even for a nasty poo. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Believe it or not, I think it depends on your wiping style.<br><br>
For poop, I prefer a 5x10 because I try to get it all up in one wipe. I use the corners and fold and fold and fold until not a single spot of the wipe is clean before I will grab another.<br><br>
On the other hand, I have a friend who likes to do one swipe, grab a clean wipe, do another swipe, etc. For her, 5x8 are probably better.<br><br>
Maybe you could make some in different sizes and see what works best for you before you use up the rest of your fabrics?<br><br>
Teri
 

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Mine are 10x10 and I use only one per poopy diaper.
 

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8x8 and I do one swipe, fold in half and do the rest....even for yucky poo's I only need to use one!<br><br>
I fold my in half and they fit perfect in my wipes warmer!
 

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Thats exactly what I do.<br>
All my wipes are from your site too and I love them!
 

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I think the ones I made are 8x8, double sided flannel and terry, and are my favorite wipes. big enough, but not too big to maneuver.
 

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Mine are more like 5x8 too I find that 8x8 is too big for my likings but thats just me i don't like big wipes I use more then one a pooh too and i like doing that no folding and messing with the wipe with my wiggle worm!
 

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8x8 feels clumsy in my hand.. the ones I make are 6x6.. though the 8x8 is nice for huge poopy messes, but 2 6x6 or 5x8's are nicer in my opinion. Just what I prefer to use.
 

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I have 8x8 velour/sherpa wipes. <a href="http://www.preciousdignity.com" target="_blank">www.preciousdignity.com</a> I love these wipes! And the mama is great to work with. We use those for days when baby is a little pink or for baths. They are fuzzy and soft!<br><br>
Our main stash are Liz cloth hemp wipes, one layer. After washing they are about 7x7. Used for majority of our diaper changes. I love these wipes too! They wash up great. Purchased at <a href="http://www.diaperware.com" target="_blank">www.diaperware.com</a><br><br>
I like having a variety. That way I can switch it up depending on what I need.
 

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I've got 8x8 Ho-Humdinger Hemp Frech Terry wipes from <a href="http://www.recyclebees.com/store/results2.asp?Cat=AndStuff" target="_blank">Recyclebees</a><br><br>
I got 6 to start, then went back and ordered 24 more - I <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> these wipes. They are the perfect size, prefect weight, perfect thickness, perfect texture - just simply PERFECT !!
 
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