Reusable, Washable Cloth Menstrual Pads

Added Jul 28, 2010

by funky-momma

Antigonish, Canada

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Description

With the uncertainty of the safety of the chemicals used to make disposable menstrual pads, a lot of women are switching to cloth. Today’s cloth pad’s are very different from what your grandmother is used to. Today, they are waterproof, snap in place, are absorbent, you can even toss them in the washer and dryer! They also come in every fabric imaginable. So, you can find any pad to match your personality.

You can even use them as an everyday pantyliner, or even an incontinent pad.

I make them in 4 different sizes. Mini is approximately 21cm (8 inches) long; Regular is approximately 27cm (10 1/2 inches) long; Long is approximately 32cm (12 1/2 inches) long; Heavy/Postpartum is approximately 36cm (14 inches) long; Wings are approximately 18cm (7 inches) across

This product is for sale
By funky-momma at Funky Munkys

Material Notes

Outer layers are 100% cotton flannel, with a hidden layer of waterproof PUL (waterproof material used in cloth diaper making)

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Lingerie/Undergarments
Style
Business, Casual, Ethnic, Grunge, Mod, Other, Preppy, Punk, Rock, Romantic
Material
Cotton, Blends, Other, Polyester

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    Jul 31, 2010, 12.43 AMby tasallison

    i think this is a wise idea.

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    Jul 28, 2010, 12.57 PMby strawberrypancakesbykim

    Great work! I used reusable pads for a few months (until I bought a Mooncup) and they were so comfy and soft!

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    Jul 28, 2010, 03.43 AMby ivorykohl

    I have seen cloth pads before, but not with the removable inserts, brilliant!

  • Girls_night_spa_017_large

    Jul 28, 2010, 02.32 AMby funky-momma

    I am working on getting instructions up on how to make your own. Not a lot of free time right now, I will get the instructions here when I can.

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