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From: 4Chloe&Emma
Date: 02-08-2007, 11:07 AM (1 of 5)
Has anyone ever used Baby Dry Fabric?

I've never heard of it until today, I saw it used in this product.

Chassie Walcher
User: 4Chloe&Emma
Member since: 06-01-2006
Total posts: 21
From: AndreaSews
Date: 02-08-2007, 05:02 PM (2 of 5)
I haven't sewn with it, but a lot of people use it to line changing surfaces. You just cut a piece the size you like and stuff it into the changing bag so you always have a clean surface for your diaper changes, and the area under neath is protected by the mat as well.
User: AndreaSews
Member since: 02-18-2005
Total posts: 1007
From: Sancin
Date: 02-09-2007, 05:08 AM (3 of 5)
I made my new grandson some changing pads from very bright flannelette lined with a material that is used in adult diapers. It is very soft, easy to sew, VERY wide and very inexpensive. I sewed designs on the flannel so the inside would not slip. A clerk at Fabricland pointed it out to me when all I could find was quilted vinyl at the time I was making the pads. I couldn't figure out exactly what
the Baby Dry Fabric was like when I went to the site.

When my children were infants (many years ago) I received as a gift, and then purchased, a fabric made into a pad that was a sort of soft rubber that had a brushed soft cotton surface laminated on both sides. It was wonderful and lasted about 5 years washed regularly. I believe it came from England. I have looked for some ever since for gifts. It never got that rubbery smell that some pads do nor did it crack or come apart. Neither does the plastic adult diaper fabric.
*~*~*~* Nancy*~*~*~* " I try to take one day at a time - but sometimes several days attack me at once."
User: Sancin
Member since: 02-13-2005
Total posts: 895
From: paroper
Date: 02-09-2007, 10:00 AM (4 of 5)
I have some of those pads...still. I had one full size crib size, half size crib pads and lap padsMy oldest is 22. The full size pad finally bit the bullet when I was using it for my Mom's care a few years ago. I was able to find another at JC Penneys. They are great!!!

Bernina 200e, Artista V5 Designer Plus, Explorations, Magic Box, Bernina 2000DE & 335 Bernette Serger, Bernina 1530 Sewing Machine, Bernina 1300 DC Overlock (with coverstitch)
User: paroper
Member since: 02-03-2004
Total posts: 3775
From: 4Chloe&Emma
Date: 02-09-2007, 06:02 PM (5 of 5)
Thanks for your comments, I'm thinking it would be great for a changing table pad, inside of a diaper bag or wet bag, even a summertime tote to carry wet swimsuits. I hadn't thought about using it for the elderly as an underpad on the bed. That's a really good idea. I might also come in handy with a older child who wets the bed??

Chassie Walcher
User: 4Chloe&Emma
Member since: 06-01-2006
Total posts: 21
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