The right side of PUL is a polyester knit and the wrong side is the laminate which is smooth and shiny. It doesn’t really matter which side of PUL you use as far as its waterproof properties go, but often the polyester knit side is used as the right side showing the pattern.
Correspondingly, what is PUL waterproof fabric?
PUL Fabric is a type of laminated fabric. PUL stands for Polyurethane Laminate. Our PUL Fabric is waterproof, so it is ideal for the outside of cloth diapers and diaper covers.
Also, what kind of fabric is waterproof? Here are some frequently used ones: Oilcloth – 100% vinyl, completely waterproof, shiny, durable, doesn’t fray. Ripstop – tough, nylon threaded material, resistant, good waterproof outdoor fabric. Waterproof Cotton Fabric – waterproof, breathable, moisture-wicking, pliable, drapes well.
Similarly, you may ask, how do you sew Pul fabric?
Here are a few tips on how to sew PUL fabric:
- No need to prewash. You do not need to prewash PUL fabric.
- No pins!
- Use a ball point or knits needle.
- Use polyester thread to prevent wicking.
- Sew with the coated side against the feed dogs.
- No need to “heat seal”
How do you seal a Pul seam?
Fold PUL seam over to one side and finger-press. Cut the seam sealing tape to the correct size and apply. Cover the seam and PUL fabric with a pressing cloth (to avoid melting the PUL and having it stick to the iron). On a secure, ironing surface (cotton is best), press with an iron for several seconds.