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used nappies

Post: # 124083Post Rosendula
Mon Sep 15, 2008 9:39 pm

:lol: now I have your attention, I'm hoping for some ideas for the possible uses for (clean) re-usable nappies, now that Katie is potty training. I know I could give them to charity shops, and I have donated some terry nappies to a very needy assylum seeking lady who was 8-months pregnant with twins when she arrived in England, but if what I have left have a possible new use I'd like to keep them (especially if it will save me some money in the long run :wink: ). So far, my ideas are:-

1. floor cloths/cleaning cloths
2. put them in plant trays to stand potted plants on to prevent water-logging - do you think this will work?
3. use as hand towels at the allotment
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Post: # 124166Post Clara
Tue Sep 16, 2008 1:50 pm

4. Have another baby and use them as .......nappies :cheers: Genius :lol:
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Post: # 124167Post Annpan
Tue Sep 16, 2008 1:57 pm

5. cut one into 1/4s and use them on dolls.
6. keep one for showing friends/ family/ children how to fold a terries nappy (yet another thing I had to teach myself)

(re. number 4..... I am thinking that is just a tad OTT just to re-use nappies :? :lol: :lol: :lol: )
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Re: used nappies

Post: # 124198Post KellyB
Tue Sep 16, 2008 5:42 pm

Keep them as mop up cloths kiddos are still messy even when potty trained!!

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Post: # 124200Post Penny Lane
Tue Sep 16, 2008 5:50 pm

8. Keep one to give to your daughter when she has her first baby - my mum gave one of my terry nappies and I use it on my son!
9. Make a towelling robe for your daughter :lol:
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Re: used nappies

Post: # 124203Post StripyPixieSocks
Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:23 pm

10. Roll them up, sew along the seam and use them for draught excluders.
11. Sew two together leaving one side open, fold down about an 2 inches, sew almost all the way around leaving the seam sides open and thread a chord through to make a simple draw string bag for putting 'stuff' in.

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