What you'll need:
Some 3-ply cloth diapers, scraps of fabrics two inches longer than the diaper and two inches wider than the center fold. Some pins, white thread, scissors, a sewing machine with a zig-zag stitch and a steam iron.
First, pre-wash the diapers with baby laundry detergent or at least 'free and clear' stuff. Put the diapers in the dryer to shrink.
Cut the bands of fabric to be 2 inches longer than the diaper you are using and 2 inches wider than the center fold.
Now, fold under and steam press each short side so that it's about a 1/4" smaller than the diaper.
Repeat this process on the long sides to fit the center fold.
Now pin away!
Time to Sew:
Set up your sewing machine with white thread and a really small zig-zag such as 2 mm wide and 1mm long. If you have a computerized machine set the needle to stop down. If you have a manual setting sewing machine that fine too, don't worry about it, just choose a tiny zig-zag and try to stop with your needle down when you are ready to pivot.Sew along the side of the fabric band overlapping the edge with you zig-zag. I like to start with a short side. If stretching occurs ( and it will), don't hesitate to make tiny folds, once the cloths are washed again those disappear.
a pretty simple project for such a sophisticated piece of equipment, but it makes quick work of things!
A closer look at the stitches: