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Old 07-08-2012, 06:59 PM   #21
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Re: A non-Pad "Pad" fold, to put Flats in Covers & Pockets

I found it to be much better in theory than in practice. I think my issues were the same, flat was too big/rectangular and I couldnt get the width right.

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Old 07-08-2012, 07:09 PM   #22
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This is the fold that I use all the time and I use size large unbleached Diaper Rite Flats. I use mine on the largest setting of Flips. The smalls would probably be trimmer and better for the medium or small setting.

To get the width right, I tweaked mine a bit to make it wider in the middle by folding in the corners of the sides and folding them under. I did that to both sides.
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:47 PM   #23
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Re: A non-Pad "Pad" fold, to put Flats in Covers & Pockets

I just tried this while folding diapers and I think I really like it - can't wait to put it on the baby tomorrow! Oh, and I am using large DR flats in the smallest Flip setting...
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ok, i just tried it and it was a bit difficult to use with my rectangular flat. and the front came out too skinny. any suggestions?
when i work with my LL flats that are rectangular i always fold in the one side to make them square first then do whatever fold i'm wanting. with those its about a 4" fold.
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I wonder if this would work in a pocket. Hmm...
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ok, i just tried it and it was a bit difficult to use with my rectangular flat. and the front came out too skinny. any suggestions?
My flats are slightly rectangular too. In the first step, just fold some stuff in further, so that you make a square. You might be able to tell from the pictures I did this.

How skinny is too skinny? It is pretty narrow, but on my son it's been enough to cover without leaks. And if you want it wider just change the angle of your fold.
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I wonder if this would work in a pocket. Hmm...
I've put it inside a regular Bum Genius pocket. It really depends on how hard you want to work to stuff a pocket but in a BG it comes out super trim with no obvious rectangle on the butt. Nice when the profile under clothes matters.
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Thanks! I'm excited to try it!
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This is the fold that I use all the time and I use size large unbleached Diaper Rite Flats. I use mine on the largest setting of Flips. The smalls would probably be trimmer and better for the medium or small setting.

To get the width right, I tweaked mine a bit to make it wider in the middle by folding in the corners of the sides and folding them under. I did that to both sides.
I have been trying to figure this out with my large unbleached diaper rite flats and its not working so i think I am not quite getting what you said. Pics or step by step explanation please? I would really appreciate it.
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Oh my gosh THANK YOU!!! This morning is the first time in WEEKS I've woken up with a dry bed! Our night inserts were no longer cutting it, I tried two flats, but they were so bulky it leaked put the leg gaps. Last night I did two flats in this fold, and it was trim enough not to have any gaps!
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