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Learn to sew your own reusable menstrual pads with this well-written, easy-to-follow sewing pattern in digital format (PDF). This e-pattern includes instructions for 2 sizes of sanitary cloth pads.

Are you shocked by the waste caused by disposable pads ? Want to switch to reusable cloth pads ? Yet the budget needed to buy a whole set of menstrual pads can be daunting.

Now you can make your own !! Follow those easy instructions to make eco-friendly pads with readily available materials that you already have at home.. or can purchase so easily in your local supermarket or thriftstore. No fancy materials or equipment needed.

They're so cheap to make, and you get to choose your own colors: make them in your favorite cotton fabric, so that having your periods will actually be a Happy Time : Yay, that's when you get to use your uber-cool and super pretty pads ! They're also the perfect project to use pretty fat quarters you have around.

You can make those reusable pads in every thickness & absorbency you need to use during each stage of your menstrual cycle.

And fear not! Reusable pads are easy to wash: lengthy notes are included in this tutorial on how to care for your pads and keep them unstained for years.

Pattern is 8 pages and written with a focus on detailed and EASY TO FOLLOW instructions, even for advanced beginner sewists. You will learn to make totally waterproof pads, with cotton absorbent material inside (no fleece used). Pattern instructions include template to make 2 sizes of pads, as shown on picture. Close-up and step by step pictures help you visualize what you are meant to do for each step.

Permission to sell your items made with this pattern, please mention my name & pattern.

As soon as you've hit the « Buy » button and paid, you'll be able to download your copy NOW and start sewing right away !

Sylvie Damey's patterns are unanimously recognized as « Well written and easy to follow » and always tested for fit, crystal-clear instructions and accuracy. Should you have any further question, she's always glad to answer them.

Her designs and articles are published in several books and publications including « 101 crochet one-skein wonders », and Knitty.com. Follow her crocheting and crafty adventures on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chezplum

Sanitary pads  - easy SEWING PATTERN to make your own reusable cloth pads



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