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Okay so I am wanting to know how to make a waterproof pad for our bed. Needs to be about 3x3ft. Im thinking something similar to chux pads.
Any ideas? Im a fairly new sewer so please keep that in mind! What kind of fabric should I use? Im doing this so hubby and I dont have to change the sheets after lovins everytime (cause seriously - who wants to sleep in the wet spot? **blush**) So it doesn't have to be pretty by any means as we are the only ones who will see it.
 

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ok so either a wool or pul back and a few layers of something absoebent for the top. cut the absorbent layers about an inch short around and fold over the backing layer on the top over a little and sew it down.

or get a bottom and a few layers of top and bind it all the way around.
 

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For the kids beds I had planned to back some cheep towels with PUL. I figured since all the edges of the towels are already finished and PUL does not fray that I could just sew the two together.

I put them under the sheets but I think If I was laying directly on them I would finish the edges with some binding

I never tired it thought because before I ordered the PUL I was given another waterproof pad.
 

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A lot of fleeces are water resistant, and soft to the touch too. Fleece would be a super easy option too- no unraveling or fraying, easy wash & dry, thin & soft. While fleece isn't a natural fiber, it is often made of recycled plastic bottles.
 

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A lot of fleeces are water resistant, and soft to the touch too. Fleece would be a super easy option too- no unraveling or fraying, easy wash & dry, thin & soft. While fleece isn't a natural fiber, it is often made of recycled plastic bottles.
But think of the static during a dry winter! That would be fun while getting a little lovin'.
 

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PUL, and a couple of layers of something absorbent, you could use flannel. If it works for diapers, it'll be good enough for this too
 

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Or just fold a big bath towel in half, it's always been plenty absorbent for us and no sewing!
 
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