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What are your favorite PFs?<br>
I've seen OC, Hemp, IPFs, CPFs, and EPFs. Which do you prefer and why?<br>
Please include links to your favorite places to buy as well!<br>
I've only tried CPFs and IPFs and so far my favorites are by far the Unbleached Indians.
 

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I love my cpf's and ipf's (probably cpf's better just because they are wider). I'm not a huge fan of hemp pf's (right now I'm kind of not liking hemp <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">: ) but I really like oc pf's. They are so soft. I don't have a link for any specific ones just because I've made ds's for him, but I think <a href="http://www.diaperware.com" target="_blank">Diaperware</a> might carry them.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I love my cpf's and ipf's (probably cpf's better just because they are wider). I'm not a huge fan of hemp pf's (right now I'm kind of not liking hemp <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">: ) but I really like oc pf's. They are so soft. I don't have a link for any specific ones just because I've made ds's for him, but I think <a href="http://www.diaperware.com" target="_blank">Diaperware</a> might carry them.</div>
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You made them? Would a beginner be able to figure it out?
 

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Indian prefolds are the very softest...but I really love all prefolds! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">You made them? Would a beginner be able to figure it out?</div>
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I don't see why not. Basically you could just zig-zag the edges (like if you layered two-layers of oc) and trim really close. Or you could sew them wrong-side and then turn them. (You/I could get more detailed in the Diaper Making forum ... I don't want to post too much and risk your thread being moved.) PM me or start a thread down in Crafts/Diaper Making and I'll give you some links/more info. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I don't see why not. Basically you could just zig-zag the edges (like if you layered two-layers of oc) and trim really close. Or you could sew them wrong-side and then turn them. (You/I could get more detailed in the Diaper Making forum ... I don't want to post too much and risk your thread being moved.) PM me or start a thread down in Crafts/Diaper Making and I'll give you some links/more info. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"></div>
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thanks! i started a new thread over there. I hadn't seen that forum before!
 

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I <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> my hand dyed chinease prefolds from Sunflower Derrieres. Love, love LOVE!!! Did I mention that I love them?<br><br>
CPFs are my faves by far. I've tried Indian prefolds, which are nice and soft but tend to "slip" a bit when snappid, it's hard to get them to stay snug with no gaps. Also the CPFs are just a little bit bigger, and I like a nice big prefold.<br><br>
Good places to buy prefolds:<br><br><a href="http://www.sunflowerderrieres.com" target="_blank">www.sunflowerderrieres.com</a><br><br><a href="http://www.diaperware.com" target="_blank">www.diaperware.com</a><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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nak<br><br>
we just have cpfs, but desperately need to size up from premiums to toddlers. i am eyeing the ipfs at montana's diaper store:<br><a href="http://www.mtdiaperstore.com/product_info.php?cPath=24&products_id=34" target="_blank">http://www.mtdiaperstore.com/product...products_id=34</a><br><br>
i am a snappier though, so that won't be good if snappis don't work so well with ipfs. maybe we should stick with the tried and true cpfs.<br><br>
a fav place to buy cpfs:<br><a href="http://www.nickisdiapers.com" target="_blank">www.nickisdiapers.com</a><br><br>
i have also gotten some dyed prefolds from <a href="http://www.sunflowerderrieres.com" target="_blank">www.sunflowerderrieres.com</a> and was very pleased.
 

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I second the UBCPF's. They're softer than the bleached ones but really stand up well to use. I havesome that have been used every other day for 10 months now and they are just getting better with age and use.<br><br>
I love how soft IPF's are but they aren't as durable IMHO> <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I've only used regular size UBIPFs, but they are soo soft and I like them quite a bit. Ours seem to snappi just fine, no slipping, but I don't have a CPF to compare it to.<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I love my cpf's and ipf's (probably cpf's better just because they are wider).</div>
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I've been wondering about this... how much wider are CPFs? We could use a liiiitle extra width. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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Organic cotton! They are SO soft! My very favorites are the ones from <a href="http://www.decentexposures.com" target="_blank">www.decentexposures.com</a>
 

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Unbleached Indian prefolds are my fav's. I got mine from ebay (granitsmith ) love them.
 

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I haven't tried any oc pfs yet (though they're on my list!)... but I <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> my indian prefolds. I like that they are shorter (I hate folding down any extra) and just softer in general!!
 

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I've only ever used UBIPFs and I bought mine off ebay over a year ago, they get constant work and washing and have held up wonderfully and are very soft <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">.
 

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ubcpfs rock! They are my fave, and as others have metioned, I get mine at <a href="http://www.diaperware.com" target="_blank">Diaperware</a> Mostly cause Inge's a sweetie and she lives near me so I can go and pick them up (and fondle all the loverly fluff she's got, LOL!) <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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I recently discoverd IPF's and am absolutely in LOVE!! so soft and fluffy!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">ubcpfs rock! They are my fave, and as others have metioned, I get mine at <a href="http://www.diaperware.com" target="_blank">Diaperware</a> Mostly cause Inge's a sweetie and she lives near me so I can go and pick them up (and fondle all the loverly fluff she's got, LOL!) <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"></div>
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Inge is great!!! I wish I lived close by.... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 
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