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Many moms these days prefer to make cloth diapers for their kids. It can be a great way to economize, as well as do something in free time.

Mostly prefold diaper patterns are a more comfortable option to go with. Let's see how to make a prefold cloth baby diaper.
  • Cut 4 pieces of cloth for a 4×8×4 prefold cloth diaper.
  • Now, take 2 of the layers, and fold them in half, folded sides on the inside. Now, repeat with the other 2 layers.
  • Overlap the two folded stacks. Make sure the overlapped part is the same width as the sides.
  • Cut a piece of terricot or pique knit fabric the same size as the diaper. Layer this over the diaper, and pin it.
  • Serge around the edges. Round off the corners.
For a change in the look, you could try out a variation in the prefold diaper pattern.
  • Cut 4 pieces of cloth for a 4×8×4 prefold cloth diaper.
  • Now, take 2 of the layers and fold them in half, tuck folded sides on the inside. Now, repeat with the other 2 layers.
  • Overlap the two folded stacks. Make sure the overlapped part is the same width as the sides.
  • Top-stitch the center strip in place.
  • Lay the top strip out, in a flipped-down position. Then, pin & sew the seam.
  • Flip it up, pin it and then trim it.
  • Serge around the edge.
Another type is a stuffable cloth diaper pattern. Let's see how that goes.
  • Make a 2×4×2 prefold and serge across the top.
  • Cut the backing piece from terricot or pique knit fabric and serge across the top.
  • Keeping the serged edges on the top, layer the prefold and backing pieces.
  • Pin them together and serge around the edges, beginning 1" to the outside the center overlap. Keep it ending in the same place on the other side of the overlap. Leave an opening of about 6" in width along the top.
  • Use a strip of the fabric to cut the soaker pads, and serge around the edges.
These diaper patterns are a great way to spend some of your free time, as well as they make sure that your kid is dressed the way you want him to be. In fact, you could recycle some t-shirts or shirts that are no longer in use and make diapers for your baby. This will serve two purposes, it will recycle the t-shirt and make a trendy diaper. Here are a few small ideas that could really help style the diaper.
  • Use patches on the 'butt part' of the diaper. You could try out a Howard or Princeton patch, that would add a great deal of 'frat style' to the diaper.
  • Certain brand labels are often available, like you could stitch on an Armani or Gucci tag to the diaper. Boy oh Boy! Does your kid believe in brands! It will look cute, and let's face it, it will be fun.
  • You could use trendy fabric for the diaper. Like, you could use a floral fabric, in case the kid will be wearing it during a Hawaiian vacation.
  • You could put slogans on the diaper as well. Few cute ones could be, 'I am a Brat! It's a genetic disorder!' or, 'Quit checking out my ass, pervert!!'. These will be a lot of fun to make and will look very cute.
Alrighty then. Have fun with it, creativity knows no bounds. This is where I sign off!! Enjoy!!