Frugal Baby Wipes: Home-made Wipes

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 1 comments
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Image: Baby wipes and cleaning rags. Week 6 for Needle Down. Fabric is mostly scrap from old clothing, by J. Whyte on Flickr

For cloth wipes, I make my own, and I am not a good sewer.

I bought some diaper flannel and just double layered it cut the size I wanted, and doubled it.

Image: Ubbi Baby Wipes Dispenser | Baby Wipes Case | Baby Wipes Holder with Weighted Plate, Keeps Wipes Fresh and Non-Slip Rubber Feet
Baby Wipes Dispenser

I did a single stitch around (with a machine), leaving a small hole so I could turn it inside out, and then stitched the edge again.

I bought three yards of diaper fabric, and have plenty of wipes.

Mine would fit in a standard disposable wipes container.

I have also used old receiving blankets to make wipes.

Thanks to Kellie for this Frugal Baby Tip!



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  1. Anonymous says:

    Catherine, heard of Butt Paste, it's fab-tast-ic!

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