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What is pul fabric

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PUL stands for: polyurethane laminated fabric. It’s a type of specialty utility fabric. 


Pul is often used in wet bags and diapers due to its waterproofing properties. 



It’s flexible and easy to sew with as well as lightweight and breathable. It is also durable enough to withstand use and machine washing/drying. 


 

Many people will also use laminated cotton for this purpose as it has a layer of polyurethane film attached to one side. 



When checked to be food safe, pul fabric can be used to create reusable snack bags. It’s important to make sure that if the fabric is going to be in contact with food, that you make sure it’s food safe. Once you know that it’s food safe, you’ll want to know which side of the fabric should be in contact with the food.


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The side of the fabric that is smooth and has the most colour to it/ has the design, is the side that does not touch the food. The side that is not smooth, looks shiny/laminated is the right side of the fabric, this is the side that will come into contact with your snacks. 



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