How to make a nappy shell/cover

Elmarie RobsonCloth Diaper Sewing, Uncategorized5 Comments

There are many different methods to make a nappy. Here’s a quick guide on how I made a snap-in waterproof shell for my baby. I did not make an insert with it as I have enough in my collection, but you can make a matching snap-in insert using our Cotton Fleece, Organic Hemp or Bamboo fabric. You will need; A … Read More

Help! My cloth baby has a rash!

Elmarie RobsonUncategorizedLeave a Comment

There are many different baby bum creams on the market, but many are expensive and contain harmful ingredients. When using cloth nappies, we often don’t even need to use bum cream, but if you feel the need to or baby has very sensitive skin, it’s best to keep it natural. Natural ingredients will be safe for your cloth nappies and … Read More

The Local Debate – South African Textiles

Elmarie RobsonCloth Diaper Sewing, Uncategorized1 Comment

I love fabric. There’s just something about holding a luxurious piece of cloth in your hands, freshly cut – a wealth of potential in its fibers. I am also passionate about the topic of ethical shopping and supporting our local industries as much as possible. Knowing exactly how and where my beautiful fabric came into being is the cherry on … Read More

A Dad’s Guide to the scary world of Cloth Diapering – from one Dad to another

MicCloth diapering, Uncategorized2 Comments

I was horrified when, at the imminent arrival of our second child, my wife announced she had decided to take the plunge and use cloth nappies. I didn’t even know people still used those things. I mean, why mess with the beautifully clean, efficient and modern system of disposable diapers which so magnificently rescued us from the perils of those … Read More