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« on: June 06, 2009 01:58:40 PM »

hi i would like to start an etsy shop selling cloth diapers, bibs, and childrens clothes (after i get a cheap serger), but i dont know where to start in terms of measurements. where can i find measurments that i can use? i dont have kids yet and i dont know anyone with kids but i LOVE them and i would absolutely love making stuff for them to sell on etsy. should i just buy cheap clothes of different sizes at the goodwill and make patterns according to them? what about for diapers? please help! thanx!

« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2009 02:57:26 PM »

I would checkout diaperswappers.com - seems like they will ave the answers you need.  You can always look at the shops on Hyena Cart ans see what measurements people are using as well.
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2009 02:08:37 PM »

For making cloth diapers I suggest looking into becoming licensed by a pattern holder. Trimsies, Darling Diapers Unlimited, Little Comet Tails, Chloe Toes, Fattycakes, Artistry Creates and other popular cloth diaper patterns have various licensing where you submit a sample of your work and if approved pay a fee (amount of fee varies depending on the pattern) and you can sell diapers made from that pattern. I suggest that because a lot of cloth diapering moms won't buy a diaper they've never heard of before... you want to know it will work, that it's absorbent, that it won't leak, that it's a good fit and dependable. So by getting that licensing, you've already got a good reputation behind the diaper pattern to help you. I'm just suggesting this because drafting a cloth diaper pattern is a lot of work, and if you don't have a baby to test the diaper on you won't be able to continually tweak it until it's just right, ya know?

As for clothing, I'm not really sure.

Hope this helps.
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2009 07:53:32 PM »

Thanx guys, that does help!
grniys- thanx, I actually didnt know that but it does make sense, especially if I dont have any test-babies lol. Depending on the fee, I might do that.  Undecided

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