So… It’s been a long time since I posted. It’s not that I haven’t been sewing, but I haven’t really had much new and exciting to post. I've made a few more pocket diapers for our family... Mostly out of desperation. Hehe. I get pretty lazy about washing cloth diapers sometimes and put off doing them until we have no diapers left. And since I had a stack of PUL pre-snapped and micro fleece cut, I would sew them while we waited for the diapers to wash. "Okay Elijah, wear undies until I finish snapping this one" :) It was motivation at least. Anyway, Now that I've made a bunch of diapers, I can say I really like my one-size pattern a lot. It fits well, looks professional and uses the sizing/adjustments/materials I want. Only 10 more diapers to reach my goal of 24, and I'm done! I've also made 4 of them to sell. Plus I've had a couple orders for mamapads and made a few for myself as well. Nothing really worth posting pictures for though (which is what really motivates me to post).
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So, back to diapers... I got my first big order! Twenty diapers! I took some pictures of them after I cut them. The smaller pile is her order only, and the bigger pile is both her and mine combined (26 diapers!). So far I have 3 of her diapers finished and 15 of the PUL cut and snapped. So I still have a bit of work to do, but it's a start. I have to go get some more elastic, hopefully today, so I can get back to sewing these things. I hoping to have them done by Wednesday, which would be two weeks from when she ordered them. I hope I can do it :)
So we decided to try to start a business ( www.bluedinosaurs.com ). It's coming along, but I haven't really had much time to work on the website side of it lately. I have been preparing by buying stuff. I got a bunch of snaps (and I have to get more now because of this big order!), some more PUL, CuddleDry Microfleece (CDMF), and Fold-Over-Elastic. I was very happy with all of it. I'm also excited for my recent co-op orders. I'm ordering a lot of PUL from a great co-op at a low price (it'll be about 6.50 per yard for 2 mil - including fees, stm and sty). I've also got more FOE, aplix and elastic coming, plus I ordered two new things, template plastic and soapnuts. We'll see how those turn out. Unfortunately, the bamboo I ordered had some troubles, so I'll have to wait even longer for that.