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DIY Menstrual Pads
Apr. 3rd, 2013 @ 04:39 pm
I have some laminated cotton at home, but no PUL. I was wondering if it is ok to use laminated cotton for cloth pads. If anybody has done so, I would love to hear how it worked!
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May 6th, 2013 09:28 pm (UTC)
It depends if the fabric can be machine washed. If it is, then go for it, but do not put them in the dryer. PUL is becoming more widely available. I get mine from naturesfabrics.
October 23rd, 2013 02:11 pm (UTC)
When I was making my starting set, I couldn't find PUL in stores near me so I wound up re-using a plastic lined cotton baby changing table cover cloth for my heavy flow pads that I felt like I needed the plastic with. What dalyax said is correct, anything like that will work, but you cannot heat-dry it at all or the plastic lining will shrivel up and warp the pad. I have had success with mine just on a no-heat tumble dry low setting.