Butt-Ons Hybrid Fitted Diaper Review

I’m thrilled to introduce you to a WAHM cloth diaper maker in Ontario: Butt-Ons!  In order to facilitate this review, I was sent a Butt-Ons hybrid fitted cloth diaper.

Butt-Ons Hybrid Fitted Diaper Construction

My Butt-Ons hybrid fitted diaper is a squishy grey/purple brocade outer with a soft, colorful plush cotton velour inner.  The soaker is a separate, floating insert with no attachments.  The top is the same fluffy pink as the inner with bamboo underneath.  There are three snaps per side with cross over options on the outer, and the rise is snap down.  The diaper has a hidden layer of fleece to make it a hybrid fitted, so it’s water-resistant, but not waterproof.  For daytime around the house, it’s perfectly fine to use the diaper without a cover and then change when the outer feels damp.  For naptimes and outings, it’s recommended to cover the diaper.

What’s Awesome About the Butt-Ons Hybrid Fitted Diaper

Quite simply, my Butt-Ons hybrid fitted diaper is just plain beautiful.  The brocade outer is beautiful with a lovely texture.  Unlike a lot of brocades, it’s not at all scratchy.  It’s a soft outer with an interesting texture from the brocading.  The snaps have something different that I have never, ever seen: matte snaps.  That’s a nice little detail that just looks absolutely beautiful.  The softness of the bright pink variegated inner is a gorgeous contrast to the grey/purple outer.

Then there’s the craftsmanship: I’m pretty happy.  The stitching is neat and clean, and it looks like she used a nice quilting thread to sew.  The snaps are perfectly spaced.  The elastics on the Butt-Ons hybrid fitted diaper are very interesting.  The space for the elastics is wider than most diapers, but that’s because my Butt-Ons hybrid fitted diaper is made with 3/8 inch elastic instead of the standard 1/4 inch.  The tabs are rounded, which I’ve decided I actually prefer for crossover snaps.  The extra width of the channels for the elastics is an advantage when it’s time to replace them (because, let’s be realistic, if you use a diaper for multiple children, it should be expected to have to eventually replace elastics).  The softer edges of a rounded curve are (in my humble opinion, of course) a lot more aesthetically pleasing than a square when crossed.


Hannah and her sister also stand behind their product: the snaps and seams are guaranteed for thirty days: if anything goes wrong, mail it back and they’ll repair it and send it back to you free of charge.

I can’t forget the fit: it fits my little Eudora like it was made for her.  For a hybrid fitted diaper, I think it’s quite trim.  I suspect that’s because of the soaker being a floating pad instead of snapped into place.

Butt-Ons Hybrid Fitted Diaper Review (Cloth Diaper Addicts)

Butt-Ons Hybrid Fitted Diaper Downers

As much as I really love the diaper itself, the only grumble I have is the soaker.  I don’t care for how the ends are finished: one end started to fray a bit after I’d washed it, like the seam had slipped from the stitching.  However, that’s just me being nitpicky.  The soaker still works perfectly well, and it’s not like it’s actually seen.  Then there are the elastics: because the channels for the elastics are so wide, the fabric can look bunchy when it’s not on the baby.  But once that diaper is on my princess, it looks like it was made with her measurements.  The benefits of that extra wide channel definitely outweigh the negatives.

In A Nutshell?

I’d totally buy another diaper from Butt-Ons.  In fact, there’s a pretty little paisley in her album that has caught my attention.

How Do You Get a Butt-Ons Diaper?

Buy it:

Butt-Ons Diapers has a store on Hyena Cart.  You can stalk their stalkings and get something beautiful.Win it:

You can win your very own Butt-Ons hybrid fitted diaper!  If you’re the lucky verified winner, you’re eighteen or older, and live in the US or Canada, you can get a custom made diaper from any of the available Butt-Ons fabrics.  (This is a rare, amazing treat, as the only customs that Butt-Ons does are “supply your own fabric” customs!)

About Suzi

Suzi is an American ex-pat living in British Columbia. She's a cloth diaper addict, wife, mom of three, and President of the Prince George chapter of Cloth for a Cause.


  1. Beth Joels says:

    Watercolor bison! How cool that she has something like that!

  2. Rachel Kay says:

    I love the Toadstools!! But I would use a lot of them, so very cute!

  3. There’s about 7 fabrics I would choose… I really like the lillestof beavers though.

  4. i like ferns

  5. I like the ferns fabric, so pretty

  6. I love the little red mushrooms, hubby would love the Batman print!

  7. The zoo animal sketch fabric is my favorite!

  8. Groovy Guitars

  9. Lillestoff beavers

  10. Renee ashley says:

    i love the bison & the mushroom prints!

  11. Oh my gosh There’s so many cute prints to choose from. I love the Rhinos, the Paul Frank, the sailboats, the ferns… all so awesome

  12. Kassi Peerman says:

    The ferns print is my favorite

  13. Bri Sherman says:

    I like the ferns print and the leaves print – can’t pick between the two!

  14. I love the Alice in Wonderland Print

  15. I would pick the beavers print

  16. The mermaids!

  17. I like the Daisies and Dots – Blue

  18. I think the bison is cute!

  19. Victoria Wollf says:

    like the navy and blue zebra print 🙂

  20. Erin Ritter says:

    I would pick Alice in Wonderland euro knit!!

  21. Red Paul Frank or Farmland 🙂

  22. Amanda Medrano says:

    Sail boats

  23. Cyndi Pierce says:

    cowboy or colorful cows

  24. Leaves, it’s just pretty!

  25. Michelle Flaherty says:

    I have a lot of their fabrics already 😀 I love their diapers! But I really really want the dino print!

  26. I like the lillestoff rhino print!

  27. the rhino euro knit if there was any available or the waffle knit monkeys and bananas!

  28. I love the mermaids 🙂

  29. Jessica Hughes says:

    The Mermaids are adorable!

  30. Ashleigh Swerdfeger says:

    I love the Batman and dinosaur prints!

  31. Cranky clouds…because the girl is being VERY cranky right now. It seemed appropriate.

  32. Alisha Duncan says:

    Ok the Rhino’s are SO sweet!!

  33. Carissa Whaatt says:

    I like the Rhinos or Groovy Guitars (we have a matching towel) 😀

  34. Amber Smego says:

    I love the Moulin Rouge

  35. Amanda E. says:

    I would choose cranky clouds. Super cute!

  36. Batman!

  37. Cara Howard says:

    Blue flames!!

  38. I love the rhino print! I would probably choose that one!

  39. Lauren S. says:

    I LOVE the Paul Frank prints, and my little guy could rock blue OR red 😉

  40. I love the ferns print.

  41. Audrey Yarbrough says:

    The paisley.

  42. Sarah Hayes says:

    Id choose the water color Bison

  43. Shalaina Simmons says:

    I think it’s a tie between the blue flames and the orange flames

  44. Louise Chrobak O'Neil says:

    My favorite fabric is the Lillistoff Tweet Home—way cute!!

  45. II would choose the Groovy Guitars fabric

  46. Alice in wonderland fabric!

  47. Love the look of this dipe!! Willing to try any, since I’m still fairly new to cloth 😀

  48. On butt-on fabric facebook page i think I saw giraffe print love giraffe.

  49. Stefanie S. says:

    Lillestoff euro print with the blue rhinos!

  50. Melanie Molnar says:

    i love the dinosaurs and that is a print my hunny would love too!

  51. LOVE the print with the skunks, too cute!

  52. I like the beaver fabric and the orange scoot.

  53. Gabrielle says:

    Ferns is pretty!

  54. Viv Sluys says:

    So many great fabrics to choose from. I think i would go with groovy guitars though.

  55. Sarah McKelvy says:
  56. The numbers fabric! My son’s math-loving father would get a kick out of it.

  57. Valerie S says:

    I love ‘Ferns’ and think my little boy could rock that print!

  58. Vanessa Coker says:

    I would pick the “Moulin Rouge” fabric. So gorgeous!


  60. I like the Moulin Rouge, and the Alice in Wonderland.

  61. Victoria Lewis says:

    Paisley <3

  62. Victoria Lewis says:

    Such cute prints would love to try a dipe for my week old baby girl 🙂

  63. Amanda Selenke says:


  64. Groovy Guitars or the Rhino with Turtle!

  65. Sarah Ingle says:

    Ladybugs and polkadots is cute

  66. Bekah Kuczenski says:

    I might pick the Zoo animal sketch

  67. Happily Southern says:

    Love the Jumbo Jets and Cranky Clouds prints!

  68. Ellen Anderson says:

    Scoot Words in Blue.

  69. Arthur Anderson says:

    Scoot words in Blue!

  70. Batman!

  71. ‘Tulipa’ are the only ones shown available right now :-/.

  72. Danielle D says:

    Zoo animal sketch!

  73. the orange flames!

  74. Vicki Hall says:

    I’d choose the guitar print.

  75. Rachelle Sharp says:

    I’d choose the blue paul frank!!

  76. orange flames

  77. Jessica Smith says:

    Scoot words in blue. Cotton woven.

  78. Spring paisley

  79. Funky Flowers

  80. Carrie Harry says:

    These look super comfy!

  81. Carrie Harry says:

    Sponge painted stars!

  82. Lovely Light says:

    I’m loving the “ferns” print!

  83. Alice in Wonderland

  84. Lynn Becker says:

    I love Groovy Guitars!

  85. actuallykristen says:

    alice in wonderland!

  86. She probably doesn`t have it. But I love the Ruby Gloom diaper she has as her profile pic 🙂

  87. the guitars are cute!

  88. mthousewife says:

    I like cranky clouds or the mermaids….can’t decide!

  89. Janice Pope says:

    I like Groovy Guitars!

  90. christina81591 says:

    I would choose the groovy guitars!!!

  91. Jennifer Marohn says:

    I love the Moulin Rouge

  92. Mary Schuh says:

    Batman!! All the way! Or the dinosaurs print! LOVE!

  93. Nicole Lauren says:

    There are some really cute ones…I like the Alice in Wonderland ones!

  94. Lexie Lane says:

    Ooh! I love this! Batman sounds awesome!

  95. ThatFunReadinTeacher says:

    These are adorable. They look so comfortable! I’m forwarding to my sis and bro’s who all have new babies right now. Don’t think my 12 & 15 year olds would be into it. Although, I did meet a guy in diapers during my own frosh week who thought he had come up with a genius idea. My son has one friend who might go that route…

  96. i like groovy guitars!

  97. Rebecca Peters says:

    I love the Alice in Wonderland fabric.

  98. Vonnie B. says:

    Love the monkeys fabric.

  99. Tiffany G says:

    the rhino print is so cute!

  100. Sharon Bruen says:


  101. I like Numbers!

  102. I love the colourful retro cars.

  103. mail4rosey says:

    Oh my gosh, how cute are these???

  104. Colleen Oleary says:

    What a tough decision! I love the colorful retro cars print!

  105. Kelly Mars says:

    cranky clouds or orange mustache – hard to pick!

  106. Ashley Feit says:

    I like the Groovy Guitars pattern.

  107. Angela Baker says:

    I really like the paisley


  109. Groovy Guitars

  110. Diana Branco says:

    If I could pick any print it would be the Alice in Wonderland euro knit, but she notes that is a limited edition. I also really like Mermaids.

  111. I love the beautiful spring paisley 🙂

  112. I would pick ferns

  113. I’d pick the rhinos

  114. Leah McManus says:

    The soakers are now quilted with serged edges. Much better design. Love my Butt-Ons!


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