8 Creative Uses For Flour Sack Towels

What are flour sack towels you ask?  Well, they are large thin towels that are sold in the kitchen section of stores like Walmart.  They also can be found on Amazon.  They make great dye blanks so dye junkies like me love them.  The great part is they can be used for so many purposes! 

Except that most people who see my listings have no clue what for.   So I decided to make a list of all the ways I’ve thought up so far.  Here goes!

1. Use them in the kitchen!  Covering foods such as ferments, rising dough, or anything you want to keep bugs Read More >>

300 Fan Giveaway!

Nurturing Notion’s Facebook page as reached 300 fans!  As promised, I’m hosting a giveaway.

Up for grabs is an Orange PUL One Size Diaper Cover with Gussets.  It has yellow fold over elastic and yellow snaps against bold orange fabric.  

It?s a personal favorite of mine, but if the style or cloth diapering is not your thing we can work out a different prize valued at the same value ($16) or less after the raffle is through.  It must come from my shop, of course.  Read More >>

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How to Make a Pocket Diaper

Since my diaper making post was so popular I’ll share how I made my son’s diapers.  I was inspired to make them after reading this blog.  It was my first attempt ever at making a cloth diaper much less anything else.  Little did I know that they would still be going strong after over three years of use.  My original post documenting all this can be found here.

Now these instructions can be adapted in number of ways.  I realize that people just starting out may need more concrete instructions so I?ll share how to make the pocket version.  I?ll Read More >>

How I Converted Taylor’s Flats to Fitteds

What you’ll need to make 1 fitted diaper: 2 birdseye flat diapers An old T-shirt 10 inches of polybraid elastic; either 1/4 or 3/8 inch will work.  I buy mine from Verybaby and Wazoodle. Other supplies needed: Rita’s Rump Pocket Pattern or other preferred pattern Serger Sewing machine Coordinating thread    I recommend watching this video to understand the nature of diaper sewing…

Instructions:
  • Take pattern and use it to cut out a layer from both a flat diaper and the t-shirt.  Be sure to mark
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