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I'm making boosters for my daughter's diapers and I want them to have fleece on top to help keep her dry. From what I understand, I'm supposed to use microfleece for this. I have a fleece pullover that I'd like to cut up and use, but is there any way to tell if it's the right kind of fleece? I'm trying to do this as cheaply as possible. Thanks! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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My own experience, I am by no means an expert:<br><br>
microfleece is thinner and softer than regular fleece. It almost has a 'buttery' feel to it. The nap on micro is shorter than regular fleece.<br><br>
If you go to a fabric store (say, JoAnn's) you can compare the fleeces. At my Joanns they have MILES of regular fleece and only a few bolts of micro. The micro is also in the back of the store with the quilting fabrics and flannels. It's usually in with the 'baby' fabrics and is sometimes labeled "baby fleece" If you go to the store, feel the regular and then feel the micro. You will definately feel a difference.<br><br>
Hope this helps a bit...and yes, if you want to wick away the wetness it HAS to be microfleece. I don't know the science behind it, but it's true.
 
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