Frugal Diapering: Washcloths as doublers or diapers

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, December 01, 2015 | 0 comments
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Image: She loves a napkin on her headLast night, I was going through my linens, about to toss out those ragged washcloths and towels.

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When it occurred to me that a washcloth is the perfect size for a diaper doubler!

Cut two layers of towel 1/3 the width of the washcloth and stitch to the middle of the washcloth using a zig zag stitch, just like a prefold diaper.

Image: Cut two layers of towel 1/3 the width of the washcloth and stitch to the middle of the washcloth using a zig zag stitch, just like a prefold diaper

Image: Snappi Cloth Diaper Fasteners - a SAFE HYGIENIC and EASY to use fastener that offers a practical and reliable way to fasten a cloth diaper replacing the diaper pin
Snappi Cloth Diaper Fasteners
(UK - Nippi Nappas)

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To use: fold into thirds and place inside a diaper for a five layers of terry, quick drying, super absorbent, and free doubler.

These can also be used as newborn diapers fastened with a Snappi diaper fastener

Or just laid inside a wrap cover.

Thanks to Suzanne for this Frugal Baby Tip!

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