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Old 02-13-2013, 06:04 PM   #31
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Re: cause of homemade diapers wicking through threading?

Originally Posted by aryaya View Post
ok thanks for the response. I am going to add some hemp doublers and see how it goes. It's strange because I sewed in used inserts that worked fine by themselves in my pocket diapers. So I'm confused why they would perform less well, you know?

My pul is just standard pul bought at diaper supply sites (and not cotton coated pul).

I DID try a rolled legging though last weekend actually! It doesn't quite roll in without a little help (probably b/c I didn't make the inner fabric less wide to help pull it in). But it does not seem to have leaking issues obviously without the thread issue.
I have been asking around, and I have heard some claim that even with the inner rolling out (both inner and outer cut the same), there are no leaks. I think it depends on the kid.

Did you try any of the no-wick sprays for your diapers with castings? How is it working out for you?
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