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Hemp Fleece Fabric

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Hemp Fleece Fabric  Quantity = number of yards.

Hemp fleece is slightly stretchy and extremely absorbent. Knit in a light creamy natural color. Use for diaper inserts, prefolds, soakers, and piddle pads. We recommend sewing inserts smooth side out.

55% Hemp 45% Certified Organic Cotton. Imported. GOTS certified organic.

Width  56 inches. Comes as a 28 inch wide "tube" of fabric with both sides connected. Cut open along one side if needed as one flat width.

Weight  330g/m2 | 15.5 oz per linear yard

Care  Machine wash warm, tumble dry.

Sewing  Inserts and boosters are typically sewn smooth sides out. Can be used fleecy side out, although it will produce a good bit of dryer lint.

In our testing, initial shrinkage by length is about 12%. Prewash the fabric before cutting out you pattern. 

Pro Tip: If you are doing a simple shape, like a soaker or insert, you can alter your pattern to compensate for the shrinkage and sew the fabric unwashed. Just multiply the pattern length by 1.15 and you will have the length you need to cut and sew without prewashing the fabric; when you wash the finished insert it will shrink to the correct final size. Make sure you have the fabric laid out on the straight grain before cutting, so that the finished insert does not twist. (If you are not sure if the fabric is straight, prewash before cutting.)

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  1. I love the hemp fleece! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th Dec 2018

    I purchased this fabric to make nursing pads, menstral pads, and training pants. It works great for everything I used it for! I just ordered 2 more yards to make more. It is so natural and soft. Also seems very durable to this point!

  2. Great Quality 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 4th Feb 2018

    I absolutely love this hemp for mom cloth! it does shrink so make sure to prewash but it is so absorbent and yet trim.

  3. Just What I needed 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th Jan 2018

    I am new to working with supportive friends and this was my first purchase of supplies. I am very pleased.

  4. Absorbs a lot but wrinkles up bad 3 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Apr 2017

    I love how soft this is and how great it absorbs. But after washing and drying I am finding myself feeling like I need to iron because it's not straight. Then some of mine shrunk a ton width wise then some length wise after I cut those wider.. I don't get it... I must of done something wrong the second go round. Trying another kind though. Other than that they are good!

  5. Great for puppy pads 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 22nd Jan 2017

    I combined 2 layers of this with a PUL backing and have some super absorbent, reusable puppy pads. I loved working with this and my 2 dogs can use it for several hours. I will be making more pads.

  6. Very absorbent & love its a healthy option 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Oct 2016

    The quality and absorbency of the hemp fleece is great! It does shrink but knowing this just plan to buy extra.
    I have ordered many, many yards of this fleece for an ongoing charity project and will continue to buy and use it.
    Happy sewing!

  7. difficult to use 3 Star Review

    Posted by on 31st Aug 2016

    I like the feeling of this fabric a lot, very cushy and seems absorbent. but it was so badly twisted off grain that a portion of my yardage was wasted as I attempted to line my diaper and soaker patterns on the straight grain. it made some lovely items though once it was cut so I may purchase again and just get extra.

  8. Super Absorbent and Thin 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th May 2016

    I have a very petite little girl and with using this material she gets the cutest fluff bum without having to go up a size in pants. She had to be changed every 1.5/2 hours with microfiber and I had to increase the size of her pants to cover all the fluff. She can now go 2.5/3 hours without being changed her clothes fit again.

  9. Very absorbent! 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Apr 2016

    This material is very absorbent and was used to make night time inserts for diapers. The fabric did shrink significantly during the prepping process, so maybe order more than you think you'll need!

  10. Super soft and good for you 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Feb 2016

    So glad there are organic options of fleece out there. Love this stuff, I use it often.

    Always super fast shipping too.

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Warranty Information

Fabric may be returned within 30 days of receipt. Returned fabric must be uncut, unwashed, clean and free of odors. Returns must be authorized and are subject to a 25% restocking fee unless there is a problem or flaw we overlooked. See the Returns policy page for more details.

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