Fast 'n Friendly
Fitteds

Feel free to use this provided scale
pattern for your own home use.

1 Square = 1 Inch

For each diaper, cut 4 diaper pieces &
8 soaker pieces from cotton knit shirts,
A piece of loop-side Aplix for the front,
2 pieces of loop aplix for laundry
fold-back tabs, and 2 pieces of
hook-side Aplix.  Round off one end of
each hook piece.

Decide which style diaper you
want to sew.
Diapers with a sewn-in soaker are
wash & go, but take a long time to
dry. Any doublers used for custom
absorbency must be laid-in, and can
shift.
Diapers with removable soaker pads
must be stuffed before use, and
unstuffed for laundering, but make
customized absorbency easy.  They
are quick-drying, and all absorbent
layers are contained - no shifting.

Cut your Aplix.
The hook tabs about 2"
The laundry tabs about 2"
The front strip 4", 6", or 8"

Sewn-in Soaker
Style

First things first:
Sew all 8 soaker layers together to form the
inner pad.
Sew your strip of loop Aplix to the front edge of
the outer diaper piece.

Turn right side out.
Serge across
or turn in
& stitch closed the front
opening.

Topstitch around the
diaper
, close to the edge.

Position the Aplix tabs
and pin.  Stitch in place

Preliminaries:
Sew 2 inserts (doublers), 4 layers each.
Choose an outer diaper piece and an inner
diaper piece from your 4 pieces. The other 2
will be "hidden" pieces.

Stuffable Style

Stack together a hidden layer and the
inner layer, both face up.  Serge across
or hem the front edge.
Do the same for the other hidden layer and
the outer layer.

Sew the strip of loop-tape in place on
the outer pieces.

Lay out your layers in the following order:
1) Inner stack, inner layer facing up.
2) Outer stack, outer layer facing down.

Pin around the edges, and sew together
as in the diagram above
, adding elastic
between the notches marked.
Stretch the elastic while you sew.

Turn Right side out.
Topstitch around the
edges
.

Position Aplix tabs
and
sew in place.

Stuff your inserts into
the front opening
,
smoothing them out inside
so they lay flat.

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For each diaper, cut 4 pieces.
You can cut your inner soaker layers
from the sides of the shirt.

Pin the soaker pad to one
of the diaper pieces - one
that isn't as nice.
 
It will be concealed inside the
diaper.
Sew the soaker pad in place

Lay out your layers in the
following order:
1) Piece with soaker pad, pad
facing down.
2) Inner piece, right side up.
3) Outer piece, right side down.
4) Remaining piece.

Pin around the edges, and
sew together as in the
diagram, adding elastic
between the notches marked.
Stretch the elastic while you sew.