Sponsor Spotlight: Print Knit Fabrics

I am very excited to announce a new sponsor today, the fabulous ‘Print Knit Fabrics‘.

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They have a great selection of high quality knits to choose from.  And they are very reasonably priced as well. I received samples from them last week and they are just awesome in looks and feel. The quality is just fantastic. Below are some of my favorites from their store, have a look:)

printed knits:

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They also have bamboo and hemp fleece, bamboo and cotton velours in stock!

So find them over in my sidebar and go by to show them some love!

Cheers,
Omee

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Big Announcement: My Feature in Sisters Magazine

Woohoo!

Omee’s Boutique has been featured again in the November 2014 issue of Sisters-Magazine along with some very talented etsy sellers! To be included with so many amazing people is very humbling. Check out pages 80-85 of the November issue.

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Folk Vision in Berry – 11 inch – Contoured Cloth Menstrual Pad, Geometric Shapes Frames Diaper & Wipes Wristlet / Diaper Pouch / Diaper Clutch, and Laundry Stain Sticks were featured in the magazine. Very excited about this!!

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Omee’s Boutique was also featured earlier in the October 2012 issue on page 92. I am so honored and elated!❤

Sisters Magazine has been online for several years and has been available in print form since 2007. For more information, visit http://www.sisters-magazine.com/ Here’s a snippet of the article http://brookebenoit.com/2014/10/31/meet-the-muslimah-sellers-of-etsy/

Have a great day everyone!

Cheers,
Omee

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Cloth Menstrual Pad Tip

During a recent visit to dollarama I noticed some hanging dryers with clips and I immediately thought that these would be great for hang drying my pads.

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This hanging dryer can be used to dry cloth pads both indoors during winter or when raining, etc, or outdoors in the sun.

Cheers,
Omee

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Sponsor Spotlight: Wazoodle

My search for absorbent fabrics for the core of my handmade cloth menstrual pads led me to a wonderful textile store, Wazoodle. Wazoodle.com is a huge online retailer, based in New Jersey, USA, and they sell all diaper making (or non diaper making) fabrics and supplies, like

I immediately placed an order for a super absorbent fabric called Zorb that they sell. I now will be using zorb as the absorbent core for all my cloth menstrual pads.

What is Zorb?
Zorb contains only tangled cellulose fibers from bamboo/cotton/viscose and poly micro fiber, the same fibers found in virtually every AIO diaper on the market – nothing else. These non-allergenic fibers are non-allergenic, durable and easy to sanitize. Zorb absorbs 10x its weight in less than half a second — that’s 20x faster than cotton, bamboo or hemp. Zorb has incredible holding power too, a single layer holds up to 3 times the moisture of the best absorbing knits. It is extremely fast at moving moisture around.

I am super excited about using zorb as my new absorbant layer for all my handmade cloth mentrual pads. I have tried and tested the material it seems to me a ‘miracle absorbant cloth’, and I thank the poeple at wazoodle for making it!

Please visit them and show them some love!

Cheers,
Omee

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Sponsor Spotlght: Fabric Spark

Introducing a fantastic new Canadian online fabric store, Fabric Spark. It’s full of beautiful modern designer cottons, in collections, individually, and in unique curated combinations.

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Daryl Aitken started Fabric Spark because she thought that great fabric should ignite your imagination and give you ideas about what to make.

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You’ll find creative inspiration in the unique selection of fabric. You’ll also see fat quarter bundles, kits, patterns and lots more in the online shop.

Stop by and have a look❤

Cheers,
Omee

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Ruffled Front Messenger Diaper Bag

I love working diaper bags. A few days back I made this gorgeous diaper bag with ruffles on the front: a double ruffle in the center and a single ruffle on either side of it on the front of the bag, with pockets and lots of room for storage.

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I am very happy with how the bag turned out.

Bag Features:
— 100% cotton fabric used throughout
— double or triple stitched throughout to make it very sturdy, and fully interfaced for added structure, yet lightweight
— adjustable messenger strap with high quality metal hardware, for across your body or over your shoulder wear
— padded strap for comfort
— YKK zipper top closure
— total of 9 generous fully lined pockets: 4 exterior pockets (2 of which are elasticized for larger bottles); 1 YKK zipper pocket in flap; 4 generous interior pockets (all elastic)
— magnetic snap closure assures the flap stays in place
— snap strap to attach your keys
— bag opens wide for easy access to all your items inside
— approximate dimensions: 13.25” wide x 11.25 ” tall x 5.5″ deep

I think I am now addicted to making diaper bags. And I am planning on making more diaper bags and stocking my etsy shop with some ready to ship bags in the coming months. Stay tuned!:)

If you would like to place an order, please contact me at:
Email address: omee.bubu@gmail.com
Facebook Fanpage: http://www.facebook.com/OmeesBoutique
Etsy Shop: http://www.OmeesBoutique.etsy.com

Cheers,
Omee

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