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    so I was tired of spending way too much for those disposable swiffer dusters and made some washable ones out of fleece. they are quick and easy, and work great. I highly recommend making your own. :)

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    1. stellamaria 78 months ago | reply

      thank you for this. I haven't used this thing once, i got it sitting on a corner of the house. I will try it now :)

      @shadow planet if you start this group please send an invitation!

    2. ~ Liberty Images 78 months ago | reply

      Brilliant idea! *smacks head* Why I didn't think of this, I'll never know, but am very glad you did. :)

    3. daisyduke1371 78 months ago | reply

      Yeah! not so much of a genius. Mr. Clean has a reusable magnetic dust mop and it's the same concept and the cloth is reusable over and over just throw it in the washing machine. So there you go. Now go read a book and educate yourselves. xoxoxo

    4. wolfie and the sneak 78 months ago | reply

      or spend the same amount of money (or a little less) use all natural materials, don't worry about any harmful or toxic chemicals, and all the excess packaging to make the Glorified-Paper-Towel-Mr-Clean-Wipes seem truly lasting and reusable, not support Proctor and Gamble, and make your own knowing they will fit perfectly and will actually wash well for more than 5 or 6 washes.

    5. merwing✿little dear 78 months ago | reply

      haha, thanks sk8ordiehard :D
      anything you can make yourself outdoes anything mass produced in my book. ;) SUPPORT HANDMADE!!

      (BTW, I never said this was purely my idea. I'm sure people have made these before I did. )

    6. wolfie and the sneak 78 months ago | reply

      yeah, no problem. it's so awesome to see people make things, even if a similar item is readily available.
      that's about as punk as it gets these days!

    7. merwing✿little dear 78 months ago | reply

      I agree. Fight the establishment!! ;)

    8. Adventurer Josh 78 months ago | reply

      What was the last book you read Daisyduke1371? Books about Mr. Clean?! Your user name indicates a lack of originality in and of itself. Your comment indicates a lack of knowledge when it comes to spending and a dependance on others rather than self reliance and originality. But if you feel a need to denigrate others while making yourself look foolish to feel better about yourself knock yourself out.

      I really like how you like to make negative comments about others but you don't have the courage to own up to them by posting your name or a profile.

    9. casajavaknits 77 months ago | reply

      Great idea! Thanks!

    10. Junie Moon [deleted] 77 months ago | reply

      This is a wonderful and practical idea. Thank you so much for sharing it.

    11. tantos libros...so little time 76 months ago | reply

      This is a great idea & literally caused me to get a Swiffer duster. ...I love dusting with it, it is actually fun! ...but anyway, if you ever make yourself another cover, could you take some detailed tutorial-type pictures? How did you make the casing to fit it onto the wand thing? Did you make it out of a lighter fabric than the fleece? Also, do you have fleecy fluffiness on both sides of the wand or just the "bottom" side? I'm interested in the idea of the microfiber cloth too, but wonder if fleece doesn't probably pick up more dust because of static electricity, and microfiber is better for actual dirt? HELP! :)

    12. merwing✿little dear 76 months ago | reply

      www.flickr.com/photos/merwing/2057552929/in/set-212843/

      my instructions are right here! It's really easy. I made this yellow one out of microfiber and it works better than the disposable ones. it has 'dust fingers' on both sides. try it out! :)

    13. tantos libros...so little time 76 months ago | reply

      That's perfect. Thanks so much!

    14. onaridge2000 76 months ago | reply

      What a great idea!

    15. juneymoon 75 months ago | reply

      Do you have a pattern for the swiffer mop head cover? =)

    16. ClaireSky 70 months ago | reply

      What a wonderful idea! I LOVE it! Thanks!

    17. hisbohemiangoddess 70 months ago | reply

      Thanks so much for sharing the pattern! Whether it's microfiber or or fleece, you can easily get fleece remnants if you watch the half off sales at your local fabric stores and get lovely huge pieces of fleece for less than a song.

    18. yardenxanthe 62 months ago | reply

      These are awesome!

    19. blog5058 56 months ago | reply

      I was looking for idea to make reusable Swiffer Wetjet refill and stumbled upon your awesome idea.

    20. Leena's Needle Nook 35 months ago | reply

      Why didn't I think of that!? Great idea

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