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I needed to use up some of my plain Pul and I have been rather envious of some of the neat designs I’ve seen for embroidered diapers so I decided to give this a whirl!
I used this tutorial and it was a fairly simple process. Intimidating to start on, but not as hard as I anticipated. My embroidery machine still intimidates the heck out of me though! Now I just need to find some great embroidery designs so I can make more! There’s no such thing as too many cute cloth diapers?
Here’s some pictures from the process:
I like how easy it is to flip the back pieces over to sew them up to ensure the diaper won’t leak. Just make sure your scrap piece is big enough to do this with. My second attempt was almost too small.
|Gosh it’s hard to get him to sit still to model diapers.|
And here’s another two (non embroidered) I finished at the same time:
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Danielle Pientka is the sewing and DIY blogger behind DIYDanielle.com. She taught herself to sew in 2011 when she wanted to make cloth diapers for her first son. She’s been sewing everything from ecofriendly items to kids products to clothing since, as it has become a passion. She loves learning how to do new things and teaching others in the process. She hopes to inspire other moms to take time for themselves to find their own creative passion.
Danielle lives in Maryland with her three young sons and her husband, Brandon. In her spare time, she gardens, reads, horseback rides, and has a small homestead with goats and ducks. Visit her shop to buy patterns or her sewing eBooks. Subscribe to her newsletter to get blog updates, free patterns and other printables by clicking here.