I’ve been using cloth diapers since Emma was nine or ten months old, and and after four kids and six years’ worth of experimentation I’ve finally found a solution that works really well for us – day and night! After trying nearly every kind of cloth diaper available (pockets, all-in-ones, prefolds, flats, velcro, snaps) and every material apart from wool (irritates my skin, so … [Read more...] about My Cloth Diaper Solution
Here is my cloth diaper stash, from left to right, top to bottom: Lily’s small-size Huggabuns diapers (this particular version is no longer made) with liners underneath Bumgenius 3.0 snapped to fit Lily with liners (also snapped to fit Lily) underneath Johnny’s medium-size Huggabuns diapers (also no longer sold in this incarnation) with liners underneath Imse Vimse … [Read more...] about Cloth Diaper Stash
When my oldest daughter Emma was born, a couple of my friends were trying to use cloth diapers with their babies. I admired their eco-friendliness but stuck with disposables. We were living in a tiny (under 400 square feet) apartment. We had a washer but no dryer, and I couldn’t face the idea of having stacks of cloth diapers hanging to dry along with all the rest of our … [Read more...] about Fluff Talk Thursdays: Why Cloth?
Do you use cloth diapers? You can easily make your own cloth baby wipes by following this simple sewing tutorial for DIY cloth baby wipes! How to Make Your Own Cloth Baby Wipes - Sewing Tutorial MATERIALS: flannel scissors sewing machine STEPS: 1) Tear flannel into baby wipe-size pieces 2) Serge or zig zag edges It really is as simple as that! Serging … [Read more...] about DIY Cloth Baby Wipes Sewing Tutorial
Mike took the kids to the Children’s and Science Discovery Museums in Acton on Saturday and I had a quiet morning at home. It’s amazing how much I can done without two toddlers underfoot! I decided it was the perfect occasion to tackle my fear of sewing cloth diapers. I decided to start off with Shar’s free (for home use) newborn diaper pattern off of The Nappy Network. It’s … [Read more...] about My first cloth diaper (cover)!