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I've heard people say they use origami for newborns, but I don't understand how. When I do origami, I end up with these completely giant wings that just get in the way. And I can never get origami to be even moderately tight around the legs. What am I doing wrong??? My baby is nearly 11 lbs, so its not like he's super small or something ....

My flats are old-style gmd larges that I chopped and hemmed so that they are now mostly square, and a small collection of receiving blankets.
I can't seem to get the legs tight doing the origami fold in my 23 lb 9 month old either

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Here is my 6lb 12.5 oz babe in a 27"x27" flat, origami folded
That looks like it fits perfect with no bulk at all
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Here is a good picture tutorial for the neat fold and the origami fold:

http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...d.php?t=629365

Here is another neat fold with good pictures:

http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...d.php?t=378993

An interesting bikini twist fold:

http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...98#post3766398

Some more links:

http://www.diaperware.com/picturepages/flatfolding.htm

The nappy lady with several different folds I haven't seen elsewhere:

http://www.thenappylady.co.uk/public...ls.aspx?id=140

The prefold fold:

http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...d.php?t=391911

A good boy fold:

http://redwagonmusings.blogspot.com/...aper-fold.html

Another good kite fold tutorial:

http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...d.php?t=768284

Another mini-kite fold:

http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...d.php?t=985721

A slightly modified kite fold:

http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...d.php?t=423951
Wow this is awesome!! I can't wait to get some flats and start practicing!
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