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Pad Pattern and Making

Cotton Top, Wool Core X 2 (more depending on your fabric), Fleece Backing Sew core onto wrong side of top layer (the side that won’t show).  Pin the right side of the top and back layer together (the core will face out for this step) Sew with a half inch seam...

Pad Party for School Girls in Uganda

I wrote on my blog a few weeks ago http://thismama.wordpress.com/2011/02/09/cloth-pads-and-school-girls-in-africa/ about how many girls in African countries are unable to go to school because of their cycle each month. There is a great need for reusable sanitary pads...

Cloth Pads and School girls in Africa

There was a time in the not so distant past where disposable feminine products were not available. As a convenience and a way to hide the “yucky” factor of menstruation, once created and marketed, they quickly became a big hit. Before long, using tampons and...