As with anything in life a little practice makes perfect. Pins are no different. I personally have put in zero practice therefore I have a great fear of pins.
Thoughts of stabbing my baby give me nightmares. But, having said that I know there are thousands of moms pinning diapers successfully every hour.
This video tutorial was made by the WAHM behind Peanutbutter & Ellie (PB&E). She makes luxuriously soft bamboo velour flats dyed in a delicate rainbow of colors. Her items are hard to get but good news is there are a lot of WAHMs now making flats and prefolds out of bamboo!
Here are a couple of places you can buy them:
Pins are the best way to fasten bamboo or embellished prefolds and flats. A snappi can be used for cotton, sherpa or hemp prefolds/flats. Flat Diapers…No Pins Required describes the ease of using flat diapers and a snappi.