Diaper Sewing_: Fleece Liners

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, June 16, 2008 | 0 comments
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I'll try to answer the questions about fleece liners. You can cut them, and they won't fray so you don't have to do any sewing. They are very absorbent.

I get the Calgary Fleece from Wal-Mart, and it works well for me. I use just one layer of fleece inside the diaper, and it seems to keep the wetness off my son more than just a diaper and doubler. I've also used fleece as a liner with a doubler underneath, and this works too for aborbency.

I've been making fleece covers later and I love them. They don't smell after the first time they get wet either. I can use the same cover about 4 to 5 times and it won't smell. I do wash them by hand with a squirt of Dr. Bronner's and fill my kitchen sink halfway with warm water. Then I soak them for about 1 hour, scrub them by hand and either dry them in the dryer or dry them outside.

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