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My obsession with flats

Every single day I recommend flats to new moms wanting to use cloth nappies. Flats... flats... flats. When I started cloth diapering (five years ago) the first nappies I ever made were flats. I dug out my old sewing machine which Mum had left me and gave it an oil and off I went. I loved it so much I turned it into a business- but that is another story :) The first cloth nappy I used was a hemp flat. Gosh it was a different experience than when practicing on a teddy!! Those wriggly, kicking legs just would not be still even for a moment. It took a few tries to finally get it on and hmmmm there were gaps...

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Ms Rust is here

I get very excited about fabric colours... perhaps a little too much (or is there such a thing?). The combination of cloth nappies and a new fabric colour = a VERY excited girl over here. Just look at this colour!!! In case you hadn't seen... we released our brand new cotton fleece colour this week. Both our flats and Dawn patrol day fitteds can now be made to order in the delicious rust. It`s beautiful. Cotton fleece is a wonderful alternative to the more pricey hemp option and it works equally as well too. It is slightly thicker so not AS trim as hemp, however this isn`t a biggie. Flats are anyway SO trim it doesn't make a huge difference to...

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Be brave and don`t be a sheep

Being a mamma can be real tough some times. You have to make all these decisions about our little humans- and always in the back of our minds is “am I doing the right thing”. We seek support from friends and family yet often are faced with negativity and it`s almost like they want you to fail… why is that? I remember when I shared my desire to cloth diaper with a few close humans. I was met with screwed up faces, some blank faces… some awkward silences and often the response was something like  “ Cloth nappies? Really? Sjoe you won`t have time for that! “ Modern cloth nappies are everything but time consuming. And let me tell you-...

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Our new day fitted cloth nappies are all the talk of the town

Are you afraid to dive into the world of modern cloth nappies? Well we have the answer for you. This is where to start : Our Dawn Patrol day fitteds are super easy to put on. With a velcro fastener, even daddy wants to get his hands on one. Here is some feedback from a very happy mum : "I am really happy with your nappies. The dawn patrol are perfect to take to the crèche as they are simple to fit and there’s no need for snappies." Dive in ladies and take the plunge. Cloth nappies are easy provided you have a good quality nappy backed with our support.

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