By Diane B from Saint Joseph, MI
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By Florence 08/17/2009
I also make my own dishcloths and cleaning cloths. I crochet them and its not that expensive. I use scrap yarn, and I can reuse them. You can really save if you find bargains on yarn at yard sales.
By Judy 08/17/2009
I have made cleaning cloths from old flannel nightgowns and flannel sheets. I have a rag bag in a closet and use
the rags constantly.
By Gailya Illsley 08/17/2009
This is a great idea. I'm 70 years old and have been doing this since I was in my 20s. You don't have to hem t-shirt or sweatshirt fabric. It doesn't ravel.
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I've purchase a Rubbermaid plastic container with a flip top lid. It's about 10x10 inches. I then cut up some cleaned (but older) burp cloths from when my son was a baby into quarters and put them in the container. Then I poured my favorite all purpose household cleaner into the container.
I make sure all the cloths are saturated. I keep this container handy with me when I am cleaning around my house. I can clean my kitchen, bathrooms, outdoor furniture, toys, tons of things with the cloths. Then, I can throw them in the washer and reuse them! No more expensive wipes that you use once and throw in the garbage!