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Thread: Fabric storage......with disposable diapers

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    I have plastic bins of fabric and had cedar balls etc in them to help with any storage problems, when my DGD said why not use a disposable diaper as they have dessicator pellets in them to keep the babies dry. It seems to work great.

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    You learn something new everyday.I never heard of this one before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bungie
    I have plastic bins of fabric and had cedar balls etc in them to help with any storage problems, when my DGD said why not use a disposable diaper as they have dessicator pellets in them to keep the babies dry. It seems to work great.
    Remove the cedar balls, they will discolor the fabrics...... Not long ago I read on a someones blog/site that cedar chest are the worst place we can store our quilts. Recommends for archival papers is top on the list now.

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    I heard that about cedar too - interesting about the diapers.

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    I never would have thought of the diapers. Great idea.

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    Some medications have desicant pillows in with the meds, I have begun to save those and throw them in with my stash and with the new fabrics I have not cut into yet.

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    New use for diapers, thank for the ideas.

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    The dessicant packets that come in packaging with electronics and medications work perfectly well, are much smaller, and do not have the dioxins, sodium acrylate, TBT, VOCs, dyes, fragrances, and petroleums found in disposable diapers. Something to consider.

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    Very interesting...I will save those things in the medications...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghostrider
    The dessicant packets that come in packaging with electronics and medications work perfectly well, are much smaller, and do not have the dioxins, sodium acrylate, TBT, VOCs, dyes, fragrances, and petroleums found in disposable diapers. Something to consider.
    How do you know all that stuff? I always thought a diaper was just a diaper, boy did I just learn that's not the case! :shock:

    Isn't the QB just wonderful! :thumbup:

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