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Old 05-01-2006, 11:49 PM   #1
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Question nylon thread?

has anyone used nylon thread in aio's or pockets-saw it at joannes and didn't know if it would be good since it wouldn't absorb moisture. I've just starting to make pocket dipes and wasn't sure whether to use it or not. If not what would you recommend. Also where do you get your fleece for the inside of your pocket dipes. I bought some and it just didn't work-leaked like it didn't absorb. I just bought some micro fleece this weekend at Joannes hoping that would work.Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Old 05-01-2006, 11:54 PM   #2
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Re: nylon thread?

I don't know if nylon would be sturdy enough for sewing diapers if you are talking about the invisible kind. It can be kinda hard to sew with too. My favorite is 100% polyester.

I only use PUL for the outer, but for the inner, all I use is Joannes Micro fleece. I love this stuff.
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Re: nylon thread?

I don't make my own dipes but I've known lots of mama's rave about nylon thread... wooly nylon to be specific. cotton thread and some of the others will cause wicking problems.

fleece is good as a cover. It's not meant to absorb. Microfleece is great to use as liners because it allows moisture to go through it to an absorbant layer, holds poo in place well and makes it easy to come off. From what I understand, Malden Mills is the topnotch best in fleece fabrics for diper inners. Microsuede is nice too.

Good luck and I hope that helps. I'm sorry I'm so limited in my knowledge, but I make wipes, not dipes. (I'm not that good of a seamstress, but there are alot of others here that can provide better info!!!)

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