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Does anyone know of a source to buy wholesale prefolds? I'm thinking of going crazy and experimenting with some different dying techniques and I'd like to purchase them wholesale since I plan to do a lot of experimenting <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">. I looked and looked for the Green Earth Textiles web site or phone number with no success.
 

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I can't remember where green earth is.. in washington or oregon state I think.<br><br>
But I do have some advice.. you won't really save much buying them wholesale unless you buy a LOT of them. Most wahms get orders of like 2-3 dozen so they order like 20-30 dozen at a time(the more you order the less they cost) and even then, they BARELY make a profit on them.. most of them just keep them in their store because they know that customers want to buy them at the same time they by other things and they make their money off of the other things. My point being that unless you need like 6-10 dozen, you probably won't really save a whole lot by buying wholesale.<br><br>
What you can do though is buy the preemie size prefolds retail. If you need 4-6 dozen, I'm sure a wahm out there would work with you and get you the best deal she could. The preemie are the cheapest for you to test on, and then you could sell them or trade them on the TP or ebay.<br><br>
Or, if you are just wanting to test dying options, buy some bigger prefolds and cut them into strips big enough for testing the dye. You'll be tossing them, but it would be treat for testing.. and inexpensive.<br><br>
I'd do the preemie though because even if they don't sell, they make great cleaning cloths, doublers, and even mama pads so you could always find a use for them later.<br><br>
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Join a co-op! Lisa's Fabrics has an ongoing prefolds co-op with great prices - $11.15/dozen for regular pfs & $13.20/dozen for premium.
 
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