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Save money by making your own baby diapers.  Diapers are not hard to make, and it is a good way to recycle while being thrift conscious.  You can use any soft absorbent material, woven or knitted. 

You can even mix the fabrics. They should be prewashed so they won't shrink.  Cut your pieces of fabric to the same desired size, and sew them together.  Stitch around the edges, as well as sewing a few rows down the length and width of the stacked fabric.

Diapers were not always available in stores.  You can do it yourself, do it better, be frugal and save money.


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Here are some more frugal tips for diapers.


Disposable Diapers
- Buy them in quantity at a big box store.
- Buy the online.
- Buy store brands.
- Use coupons.
Cloth Diapers
- Sew them into homemade sanitary pads or adult diapers.
- Cloth diapers can be recycled to mop the floor or for other cleaning uses.
- Cloth fibers can be added to a compost bin.
- Used cloth diapers can also be given to charity or sold







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tips in alphabetical order


A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles


B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini