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Old 05-29-2013, 08:45 PM   #1
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The Happy Hippos... Cloth Diapers (AI2's, Pockets, Fitteds, BAMBOO FLATS, and more!

Hi and Welcome to The Happy Hippos..... where every hippobottomus deserves cloth! Thanks for peaking at my page and I hope something will catch your eye and that I'll be able to sew something fun and useful for your little hippo!

A little about me and Why I sew...
Hey everyone!! I'm so happy to have opened a hyena cart store here: www.hyenacart.com/TheHappyHippos I also have a Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheHappyHippos
I thought Id introduce myself since I've been MIA in the natural/cloth diapering community for the last 4 years.
First I have 6 awesome kiddos ages 13 to 5, 3 boys and 3 girls, a rockin awesome husband, and I love to sew!! Although I'm out of the diaper loop now I thoroughly enjoyed cloth diapering all 6 of my kids and am beside myself excited to be back in the cloth diaper world talking and making diapers. 10 years ago I had my own wahm business making and selling Beccabottoms Diapers. At that time each week Id stock About 30 diapers that sold out in 2 seconds and often the site would crash and things would oversell since there were several people buying at once. They were clearly hyena diapers with lots of rave reviews. I sold my business a year later and the lady that bought it hasn't done that much with it. I had major postpartum depression and the business was just too much.
5 years ago I made new patterns and sold diapers for a few months (Dunlap Designs). My youngest though was ill as an infant and required a lot of extra time, and couple that with severe depression and I just wasn't able to keep at it.
A year later I found out I have type 2 Bipolar Depression. It's been 3 1/2 years now and I've healed and things have improved so much since then!!
I've been on a journey to health and healing for the last 10 months through clean healthy eating and now for the last few months I've been weaning from bipolar meds to lots of supplements. I can say I feel like a different person! I'm so so grateful!!!!!
And now, I'm embarking on a new journey back into the wahm world (work at home mom) and I'm so hopeful, and thankful for all that God has done and is doing in my life! I'm truly blessed!
I'd love it if you'd be a part of my journey!!!!

Here are a few pictures to sample a few of the things I make.. ask if you are wanting something and don't see it. I may make it!
Not pictured but I also make capes, child aprons, infant gowns, blankets, hooded baby and child towels, unpaper towels (with snaps!), microfiber cleaning cloths, napkins, mama cloth, etc.....

Bamboo Flat:



All-in-two's (quick dry snap in soaker)







One-size Insert/Soaker (works laid in a cover, snapped in an AI2, stuffed in a pocket) S,M,L snap settings, all in one! 1st picture small and large setting, 2nd picture medium and large settings. Last picture is the back of one to show the settings




One-size on the small setting inside a newborn cover:


Pockets:





Trifolds:


Bibs/Burp Rag/small (6X6) Wash cloths/wipes:


Toddler waterproof bibs:


Microfiber cleaning cloths 12X12 $3 each! Thick thirsty microfiber with pretty variegated serged edges.


SEWING GALLERY (Be sure to check both links, I have all my prefolds in a subcategory).
http://smg.photobucket.com/user/the6...wing%20Gallery

2nd link of quick dry prefolds and wet zone prefolds...
http://smg.photobucket.com/user/the6dunlaps/library/Sewing%20Gallery/Quick%20Dry%20Prefolds%20and%20Wet%20Zone%20Prefol ds

Pricing and Information:


Right now For AI2 inners, Pocket Inners, Absorbent Layers (Soakers, Fitted diapers, Semi-Fitted Diapers, trifolds, prefolds, wash cloths/wiped, mama cloth, bibs, burp rags, inserts etc.) I have these fabrics to choose from:
Organic Cotton Fleece
Organic Hemp French Terry
Organic Bamboo Velour
Organic Bamboo Fleece
Organic Bamboo Terry
Organic Bamboo Terry
Microfiber

AI2's:
All-in-2's have an outer layer of polyester Waterproof PUL and inner choice of fabric. Snap in soaker is quick dry with 2 sections serger and then sewn together in the front only. They snap into the AI2 she'll at the front. This allows you to fold the bottom section forward if you would like more absorbency up front. They are 6 layers total plus a top layer of stay dry fabric.
Small $18, medium $20, medium-long, $21 LG $22, One-size $24

Additional Snap-In Soakers:
SM $8, Med. $8.50, LG $9, OS $10

Pocket Diapers:
Pockets have Poly PUL outer and your fabric choice inner. (bamboo, cotton, microfleece, etc.)
They have a pocket opening in the back to stuff and insert. Inserts are like Soakers have 2 sections serger and sewn together at each end, 6 layers total.
Prices without an insert:
SM $12 Med. $14, LG $16 OS $18
Prices with Inserts are same as AI2 prices above.

Additional Insert Prices:
SM $7, Med. $7.50, LG $8, OS (includes 2 inserts) $9

One-size Soakers (Have 3 snap settings for small, medium, large) $10

Hybrid Diaper Cover/System
OS PUL with Flap in front and back to stuff a trifolded prefold, lay an insert inside, or snap-in soakers, trifolds, inserts. Re-use the shell, place a clean soaker inside and go. Wipeable inner PUL
OS $16

Trifolds:
Regular: 2 layers of Absorbent Material that when folded is 6 layers.
SM 11X11 $6.50, Med. 12x13 $7, LG 12X15 $7.50
Nighttime Trifolds (9 layers when folded) $2.50 more each size

Quick-Dry Organic Prefolds:
these are unique in that there is 2 full layers in the body but the middle section has an additional 3 layer doubler sewn down the sides. The ends are open to allow for thorough washing and quick drying. This give 2X5X2 total.
NB 11 1/2X 13 1/2" $10.50 Infant 12 1/2X 14 1/2 $11, Infant Chubby 13 1/2X 15 1/2 $11.50, Regular 14 1/2X 16 1/2 $12, Premium 15 1/2X 17 1/2" $12.50

Wet Zone Prefolds:
these are great as they have 2 full layers through the body but also have an extra layer of fabric across the front/mid panel for extra protection in the wet zone. This layer is serged and only stitched on the fold lines so that it doesn't add extra dry time or bulk. This gives 2X5X2 layers through the wet zone. An added benefit of this design is that you can stuff a doubler in the "pocket" of the wet zone section. Doublers sold seperately.
Prefold prices same as quick-dry prefolds

Doubler prices (work great laid in any diaper for extra absorbency as well):
SM $3.50, Med. $4, LG/OS $4.50

Flats! I have lots of pretty variegated threads for these.
Small 25X25'
Medium 27X27"
Large 29X29"
unbleached cotton sherpa:
S $5, M $5.50 L $6
Bamboo:
S $6 M $6.50 L $7
Add 1 layer knit on the outer $5

Adding Pricing and information on Hybrid System, Fitted Diapers, Semi-Fitted Diapers, Washcloths/ Wipes, bibs, mama cloth, burp rags and nursing pads ASAP!

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Cloth diapers, accessories, baby gowns, nursing cover ups, towels, blankets, capes and more!!!

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Old 05-29-2013, 09:17 PM   #2
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Very cute! What price range do these run?
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:21 PM   #3
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Re: Introducing "The Happy Hippos" Cloth Diapers and Accessories!

Hi Kinderreruns, I'll edit the original post tomorrow with prices for everything. I'm headed to bed. Thanks so much.
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Re: Introducing "The Happy Hippos" Cloth Diapers and Accessories!

Added some pictures of my AI2's on my Facebook page... Please like my page for updates. Thanks for looking!!
http://https://www.facebook.com/TheHappyHippos
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Re: Open for custom orders!!Introducing "The Happy Hippos" Cloth Diapers and Accessor

Grand opening sale!!! Take 20% off everything including customs!
Www.hyenacart.com/thehappyhippos
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Bump, added some pictures. Please check out my facebook page and my photobucket sewing gallery. I'm working on getting an etsy store up soon. ;O) Thanks for looking!!!
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Awesome looking creations mama!!

I enjoyed reading your story too.
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Thanks so much!! That's really sweet of you!
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Re: The Happy Hippos... Cloth Diapers (AI2's, Pockets, Fitteds, BAMBOO FLATS, and mor

Bump, making art smocks, aprons, and capes now too.
Bamboo flats and Sherpa flats are super cheap!
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Bump check out my recent creations at
www.facebook.com/thehappyhipps
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