My "guess month" is approaching quickly, and diapers have been on my mind. I decided to go with flatfolds since the baby will most likely grow quickly in the first few months. After that I will sew AIO pocket diapers like I did for Logan (see here).
Since a flatfold is only a folded up piece of cloth, this means I will also need about 4-6 water proof/resistant covers. Being the cheap ass that I am, I decided against retail covers that typically go for $16+ each. I knew I could work with the materials that I used for Logan's diapers; I just had to figure out the best way to go about it. After looking at various methods, I decided to make them the same way I made the pocket diapers; only minus the inner fleece. The idea is for the flatfold to absorb wetness while the waterproof PUL cover prevents leaking.
This baby is measuring big like Logan did so I worked with a size one diaper to make my pattern. The Cat and the Hat helped too! I also referred to this website to make sure my measurements were true for a small infant.
Here is the PUL and outer fabric held together by hair clips.
Here is my finished product.
Here is a side by side of the cloth (origami fold) and cover.
As you can see, the Cat in the Hat is a very satisfied customer!
*For instructions on how to make a pattern, go here. For the step by step process on how to make an AIO pocket diaper, click here. Again, since I made waterproof covers I did not use a fleece interior.