A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 298,105
Currently Running With Scissors:
786 Guests and 32 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Organization, Eco-Friendly, Stash-craft...it's a cloth pad organizer! (pic heavy  (Read 9151 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Dragon*Fly
Offline Offline

Posts: 644
Joined: 29-Nov-2006

Not the only strange one on the internet.


View Profile
« on: February 04, 2008 07:14:11 AM »

This actually fits a few of my resolutions--to be more organized (this is the year, I swear it  Roll Eyes ), to be more eco-friendly, and to use from the stash, instead of just increasing it!!  So, after finding these threads: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=18462.0  &  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=99412.0 , I switched to all cloth pads.  Then, needing a place to put them, I created....

The Cloth Pad Organizer!!

It is made entirely from fabric out of the stash, except for the interfacing inside and the bias tape around the edge.  Unfortunately, I didn't think to take any pictures while I was making it, but here is the finished product, about 15x22 inches, not counting the hanger:




Each of the different fabrics is actually a long pocket, about 6 inches deep and attached to a plain linen backing:


Closeup of the fabrics:


The back is also pretty, even though--as hubby pointed out--it is against the wall and no one will ever see it:


Detail of the back fabric:


And of course, the "Action Shot":


So, that's it, and...thanks for looking!!  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Blue Rose
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2008 08:06:12 AM »

Oh!! I love those colors Cheesy:D:D Very nicely made Cheesy

THIS ROCKS   Logged
sunshyn_stef
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2008 08:17:47 AM »

Great fabrics!  I love the back too, who cares if no one else sees it, you know it's there.  Kudos to you on the cloth pads.  That's a leap I have yet to make but maybe making them myself will be a good inspiration.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

www.FeetPrints.net ...my crafts, my family, my life

Handmade gifts of Aloha ~ www.AlohaDesigns.net
Dragon*Fly
Offline Offline

Posts: 644
Joined: 29-Nov-2006

Not the only strange one on the internet.


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2008 08:24:07 AM »

Thanks! 

sunshyn_stef, I wasn't too sure either, but I am liking them more than I expected!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Eliea
Tutorial Contributor

Proverbs 31:13 "She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands."
Offline Offline

Posts: 10463
Joined: 09-Aug-2006


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2008 09:36:37 AM »

I love the fabrics you chose and what a great way to keep your resolution. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
mixymo
Offline Offline

Posts: 730
Joined: 22-Apr-2006

Craftsters + HP Fandom = Best people in the world!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2008 06:53:43 AM »

Those fabrics are so pretty!
And the good thing about it is it can be used to hold different things as well.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Wists

The Sketchbook Project 2012: Across the World
Dragon*Fly
Offline Offline

Posts: 644
Joined: 29-Nov-2006

Not the only strange one on the internet.


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2008 07:18:46 AM »

Thanks!  Yeah, I figured if it turned out that the pockets were too small for everything, at least it looks nice--even from the back! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

KiwiDragons
Get it together!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1775
Joined: 23-Dec-2004

Stacked Sheep. :)


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2008 08:55:38 AM »

Oooh...I just discovered cloth pads a few months ago. I have finally decided to try them, so I've been gathering materials to make the transition easier and this is just too perfect. You could even use it for so many different things.  I love your fabric too.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Wists

Little Visitor Adventures
Charlie in MO
Zazie in Canada
VeggieJess
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2008 08:59:43 AM »

Nice!  I've just made some pads, and am making the switch, too!  I made the switch to the Diva Cup last month, and figured I might as well not spend another dime on menstrual products again!  Great for you, too!  I love not impacting the environment, it feels so great!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Be the change!


My Lov.li
http://lov.li/users/4607
beethechange
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2008 09:15:24 AM »

Another diva cup user, w/cloth for backup (& postpartum). I wish I had something like this for MY stash  after the babe! As for now, it's fluffing up one whole drawer.
What a great way to reduce our impact WHILE cutting back on exposure to bleach, good for you!
Love your fabrics!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Top 10 New Eye Makeup Products
College Graduate Seeks Professional Style
Burt’s Bees Encourages Catcalling with New Body Butter
Max Factor The Face Winner Behind the Scenes
How To Highlight and Contour Using Drugstore Products
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Scrabble Afghan
These Are a Few of My Favorite (Spooky!) Things
Meatless Monday: Pea, Potato, Leek, Mint Soup

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.