Pricing Ideas

March 3, 2012 at 1:34 am | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

With pairing in-mind, what do you think are fair prices for the items we’ll sell?

Stock 2-3 of each per stocking? 1 girl, 1 boy, and maybe a GN.

NB AIOs  $23
NB AI2s   $14 ($3 each additional bamboo snap-in insert)
NB-S fitteds   $12 (plus $2 for a bamboo or hemp doubler)
NB-S FOE covers   $7
NB-S print-covered prefitteds   $6

OS AIOs   $27 (plus $2.50 for a bamboo or hemp doubler)
OS AI2s   $17 ($3 each additional bamboo snap-in insert)
OS FI2s   $15 ($3 each additional bamboo snap-in insert)
OS WI2s   $16 ($3 each additional bamboo snap-in insert)
OS pockets   $17 (comes with MF OS insert. $2 more for each bamboo insert)
OS fitteds   $15 (plus $2.50 for a bamboo or hemp doubler)
OS FOE covers   $9
OS print-covered prefitteds  $8

$2.50 for 3-layer bamboo baby terry inserts by themselves
$3.00 for 3-layer snap-in bamboo inserts to go with or double either size of AI2 and WI2s
$1.50 for large MF inserts
$2.00 for OS MF inserts (snaps added to the large)
$2.00 for NB bamboo or hemp doublers
$2.50 for OS bamboo or hemp doublers

Suggestions?  Other ideas?

There will also be the auction items of course….

Bamboo inserts have arrived!

February 16, 2012 at 9:36 pm | Posted in diaper-sewing, fundraisers, sewing, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

So, I’ve been slowly organizing things and sewing AI2 shells when I can find a minute and steal my daughter’s toddler desk (since our basement where my sewing room was is being refinished after some flooding this Winter). Well, yesterday my bamboo inserts arrived!

They arrived in 2-packs like this:

This is how each basic bamboo baby terry insert looks:
Then I got to sewing (and snap-applying) them into snap-in soakers for fitted and AI2 diapers:
Front and back:
How they look compared to the original inserts (top with hidden snap caps):
Bottom with snap stud and a socket for doubling

Label Creation

January 31, 2012 at 11:34 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Making labels for the project has proven more challenging than I originally thought.

With the new label laws for textiles, I am trying to include the URL for this blog so that people can know to come here to gather information about us… PLUS, if they have questions about their product, I can provide them with accurate answers and help. Etc.

However, fitting this long URL onto a small diaper label/tag means too small a font size according to the label-makers.

I enlarged it to this:

or this?

But then it gets pretty crowded…. and they still want it to be a 1″x3″ label which just looks so HUGE. Especially on something like a newborn diaper. *sigh*

It’d be way easier if I could just use this:

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