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Eco cloth pads

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Funky
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Make your own menstrual cloth pads

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What materials did you use? A fat quarter of designer fabric for outside layer, and only RECYCLED materials for the inside layers. :-)

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What are you most proud of? The fact that these are twice eco-friendly: By washing them instead of using disposable ones, it's less garbage AND I used mostly recycled materials for them, so they're CHEAP to make !! :-)

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Try and you will never look back !! They are very EASY to make and CARE for, and I have included lots of information and tips on how to wash them. All my friends who have tried them are now enthusiastic about making their own pads !

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this is very interesting. Im going to try this, this does work good right?

08/29/2011 Flag

I just can't imagine going back to plastic/disposable pads any more. They work fantastic for me, and the nice thing is that I have all sorts of pads, with thicker and longer ones for my heaviest flow..

08/30/2011 Flag

With pads this pretty, who wouldn't want their period?! :)

10/06/2011 Flag

exactly ;-)

10/07/2011 Flag

You've got to be kidding! wow!

10/16/2011 Flag

I have used cloth pads frequently and although it requires some creativity at work or in public places they are very comfortable and work really well.

11/22/2011 Flag

That is just a little to fat for me cloth diapers maybe but I don't think I want to go there sorry...

02/22/2014 Flag

Cloth pads are brilliant. Nothing like cloth diapers, and way less likely to cause sensitivity and rashes at that time of the month.

05/14/2015 Flag