by handy 08 Aug 2013

PLEASE... WATERPROOF BACKING FOR ADULT BIBS.

IS THERE SUCH A THING AND IF SO, WHERE CAN I BUY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP

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by cfidl 11 Aug 2013

The PUL at walmart sounds great, however drapery lining is by far the most economical i think mine was 3.49 a yard. That day all utility fabrics were on sale, so it was further discounted.

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by workbecky 10 Aug 2013

When I made bibs for my dad (he had Alzheimer's) and would drip down the front, I used micro fleece on the back. The density of the fabric kept the moisture from his shirt and pants. I also used the front of a buttoned shirt so his "bib" looked like a shirt without sleeves. I thought it helped him keep is dignity and so did my siblings.

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by toogie 09 Aug 2013

Hancock Fabrics has a rubberized fabric called Baby Dry.I use it for the back of all Avery's bibs.You could also make changing pads out of it.(I need to make a large one for her now)It is reg priced at $10. yd but if you sign up at Hancock Fabrics they send you a sales flyer about once a month.It will have a 40% off coupon so you pay $6. and it is wide, maybe 60inches. It has rubber on one side, bonded to flannel on the other.Wash and dryable.-Toogie

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by gerryb 08 Aug 2013

If you don't find the PUL at Walmart, Joanne's has it. Can use your coupon for a cut. I only found white there, but that was ok as I use it for bib backs. It's not with the regular fabrics...but forgot where it is!!

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theduchess by theduchess 09 Aug 2013

Home Depot has drop cloths of different sizes, different weights. Great Prices.

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by rachap 08 Aug 2013

The drapery lining that is used for "Blackout" linings has a rubberized backing. Not sure pricewise if this would be more economical or not but just have a look next time you are in Joannes or Hancocks.

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by ajmmjs 08 Aug 2013

new waterproof fabric in walmart!!!! called PUL. don't know why. it is for making baby things and is in bright colors! i just made 8 beanbags for my granddaughter as she wanted them waterproof. easy to sew and cut. very flexible.you could make the whole bib out of this stuff. lynne

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handy by handy 08 Aug 2013

THANK YOU. GOING TO GO. HOPEFULLY ONE OF OUR STORES HAVE IT.

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by anangel 08 Aug 2013

Hancocks Fabrics has quite an assortment of thin plastic materials in different weights. They also have a few thin plastic table cloth fabrics in colors. These could be used to waterproof the back. I would spray adhese the bib fabric to stick it to the plastic, then stitch bias binding around the edge to complete the bib. Hope this helps.
Angel

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handy by handy 08 Aug 2013

THANK YOU. WILL CHECK THE SITE OUT.

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by tilde01 08 Aug 2013

You can use flannel backed vinyl table cloths, clear vinyl yardage from Joanns or Hancocks or any other place that sells it.

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handy by handy 08 Aug 2013

THANK YOU. WILL KEEP THIS IN MIND ALSO.

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