Learning to serve the Lord and my family one day at a time.

Learning to serve the Lord and my family one day at a time.


Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Cloth wipes and wipe solution

What goes along with cloth diapers? Cloth wipes of course. When I first heard about cloth wipe I honestly thought it was a little gross. I don't know why I thought wipes were gross but not the diapers but after doing a little reading and thinking about it, it just makes sense to use cloth wipes along with cloth diapering. After all, what do you do with a wipe when you're done with it? Stick it in the diaper and if you stick a disposable wipe in with your cloth diapers and wash them, you're going to have a lovely mess when you open the washer.

I had more than enough receiving blankets so I decided to cut a few of them into wipes and zig zag stitched the edges.

Along with my cloth wipes I made wipe solution. I followed the Lavender and Tea Tree recipe and it smells wonderful! I folded the wipes so they pop up just like disposables wipes from the wipe warmer.

Fold the first wipe in half
Lay a second wipe inside and lay the first one closed. Now put another wipe inside and repeat with each subsequent wipe so that the wipes will pull out one after the other. Sorry for the terrible directions hope this makes sense!
Lavender 'n' Tea Tree
Lavender and Tea Tree are popular EO choices for wipe solutions.
1/8 cup olive oil (sometimes I use baby oil)
1 tablespoon baby shampoo
4 drops tea tree oil
8 drops lavender oil
3 cups water



  1. Oh gosh! Quite the sophisticated method. I just use plain water at room temp. I'm too lazy to do anything else :) You are a good mama.

  2. Haha I just love the warm, yummy smelling wipes! It only take me about 10 minutes and they last all week.