Free Bib Pattern

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free bib pattern

Lets face it, keeping baby faces clean is a full time job. Keeping their clothes clean doesn't have to be though. OK, maybe that's not true, cleaning baby clothes is definitely a full time job; but keeping drool and food off of them can be a bit easier. That's where bibs come in.
Baby bibs are really a necessity when it comes to making supplies for our little ones. They can be pretty expensive to...

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What type of cloth diapers should I use?

Elizabeth Singler
At one point I had an article on different types of cloth diapers, but I can't find it! I've recently had a friend who is asking about the types of diapers out there, and what I think that she should sew for her new grandbaby. This is the perfect, short but sweet, list of what you want to know about the new cloth diaper systems available today. There are many more options available, such as wool,...

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Sewing to avoid Human Suffering

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I've been struggling with conviction over the things that I buy. Almost everything that we purchase in the USA originates in another country. Just because it's in another country, doesn't necessarily mean it's been in the hands of a slave or person undergoing unfair treatment (Definition: A person or child who is forced to work and/or paid less than what is required by government regulations in...

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Best pads for after birth

Elizabeth Singler

Using pads for after birth can be daunting for some. Which pads work best after birth? Here is a great solution for all of the women out there who are wanting to know what are the best pads for after birth.
best pads for after birth

I know that I have written about postpartum pads before....but now that the newest addition of our family has arrived (Claire Belle), I have had the opportunity to test out the best pads for...

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How to sew adult diapers

Elizabeth Singler

How to sew Adult diapers

If you or anyone you know has to wear disposable protection for incontinence (depends, tranquility, poise...etc), then you realize how expensive of an endeavor it can be to control the problem. Of course it is an apparent need, so why not “go green” and sew your own reusable adult cloth diapers?

The first step of 'how to sew an adult diaper' is going to be to decide what...

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Cloth vs Disposable diapers - Cost break down

Elizabeth Singler
Looking at the differences of Cloth vs disposable can be a daunting task. Here, you have information regarding cost differences that might blow your mind. Feel free to spend as much time staring at the screen as you need. :) We've all had that "Oh my gosh" moment.

Cloth Diapers -Cost Approx $120 One Time

Depending on the style of diaper you decide on, it could be as little as $120 or as much as $740...

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How to clean dish covers

Elizabeth Singler

Caring for Dish Covers is easy peasy 

If you haven't yet, you are getting ready to sew a stash of adorable dish covers...and you're starting to wonder if it'll be worth it because you have to wash them...and how do you wash PUL anyway?

Routine

  • Put a cover on a dish & it gets dirty
  • Wipe it off with a wash cloth if you can and put it back in the drawer
     
  • If you cannot wash it off, put it in the...

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How to wash cloth diapers

Elizabeth Singler

Caring For Cloth Diapers Is Easy

If you've researched cloth diapers at all, you've probably run across dozens if not hundreds of suggested washing "routines."  Some are simple, and some are so complex it seems like you'll be spending an entire day washing!

SOILED DIAPERS

1. Rinse solids off in the toilet. I use a sprayer that my husband made from a kitchen sink sprayer. You could easily use a peri...

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