I’ve realized that some of our diapers have elastic that is a little stretched out. So once again off to Google I go to find a GOOD tutorial on cloth diaper elastic repair.
Yip, yip YIPEEE!!!! I found a post over at Mama’s Laundry Talk that is PERFECT. It’s easy to follow, has plenty of pictures and DOES NOT REQUIRE A SEWING MACHINE! Woohoo on the last one!
Here’s a preview:
I will admit that I just could not figure out why my BumGenius Diapers were leaking last summer. I had stripped them and the fit was still okay. So I couldn’t fathom what the problem was.
Turns out, the elastic was shot and they looked like this:
How could I not have noticed this?(I realize this is a Fuzzi Bunz in the picture. It was the only one I currently have with shot elastic that I could use for pictures.) To view the rest of this blog post about repairing cloth diaper elastic go here.