There are even more ways to use them than shown here. We'll be adding some more videos soon. Sit back and cuddle your baby while watching these ad-free instructionals.
Tip from Karen: The diaper fold can be quick, sloppy and wrinkled and it will still catch the pee, so do not worry about fancy folding techniques. You do not need to know the names of folds. Getting the cotton in the cover somehow is enough.
Here are some video tutorials to help you learn some of the various ways to use flat diapers.
This video shows a comparison of the one-size birdseye flat and the one-size muslin flat and it shows how to pad fold them. This is the easiest fold.
The Diaper Bag Fold
The Neat Fold
The Jo Fold
The Kite Fold
The Mini Kite Fold
Using Doublers with Flats
Size Half Flats
Using a Half Flat for preemies or newborn babies. The same fold ideas work for the small/one-size flats, too.
Pad Fold, Mini Kite Fold, Neat Fold, Gaynor's Fold for Girls
For fun, a 5 year old doing the Origami Fold for her doll (sorry this old video is very low quality but I still think it's cute).