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Topic: oh oh mama pads..TUTORIAL....w/ inserts  (Read 24605 times)
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« Reply #40 on: January 21, 2011 03:58:19 PM »

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« Reply #41 on: January 21, 2011 05:07:11 PM »

I wish I saw this tute before I stumbled through my attempt to make mama cloth. I think I made it way harder than it needed to be.  Cheesy Definately trying this out. Thanks!
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« Reply #42 on: January 22, 2011 01:58:53 PM »

This is very cool. I've never thought about doing this until now. I switched to cloth diapers and cloth nursing pads this last year so I should also switch to cloth pads. Just makes sense!
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« Reply #43 on: January 23, 2011 01:08:37 PM »

Great tutorial! I've been meaning to try these for some time now and now that you've posted such an easy to follow tutorial I have no excuse not to! Love the mushroom fabric too!
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« Reply #44 on: February 28, 2011 12:03:16 PM »

This may be a silly question.....but how do you all wash these??  I'm thinking you'd want to do it like cloth diapers to keep them absorbant, but I don't know.  Any suggestions would be great....cold water, hot water, extra rinse or whatever.  Thanks!
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« Reply #45 on: April 04, 2011 11:30:21 AM »

I just wash them with the towels.  warm/cold and regular detergent/cycle
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« Reply #46 on: April 04, 2011 01:17:28 PM »

I wash them with my towels too.... I also rinse them out and  soak them in hydrogenperoxide/water until I stick them in the washer. Have never left them in there longer than a day, so I don't know what would happen if they were soaked longer.
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« Reply #47 on: April 04, 2011 01:22:46 PM »

Here's a couple questions.
-How many did you make for yourself? (as in how many should I have on hand for a normal cycle?)
-Do you think I could just use iron on vinyl instead of the other stuff? Or how about a oilcloth like fabric (I have a bunch from ikea) Or should I just get some pul?

Thanks for the tutorial! Every month I think to myself, why I haven't made those things yet! So I think this month I will do it!
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« Reply #48 on: April 04, 2011 01:42:27 PM »

Here's a couple questions.
-How many did you make for yourself? (as in how many should I have on hand for a normal cycle?)
-Do you think I could just use iron on vinyl instead of the other stuff? Or how about a oilcloth like fabric (I have a bunch from ikea) Or should I just get some pul?

Thanks for the tutorial! Every month I think to myself, why I haven't made those things yet! So I think this month I will do it!

normal cycle, I am not..... my second day is horrrrrrrid, and I don't use them.... but on my regular days, I typically use 4 per day.....

Ive never used iron on vinyl, but if you try it I would love to hear how it works!!

I would guess that if you have a layer of something that is water proof it would work.

good luck with the making.....I have found if you do an assembly line rather than making one at a time it works MUCH better!!
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« Reply #49 on: April 05, 2011 07:59:24 AM »

Awesome Tute! My old method definately needed some tweaking!
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