Author Archives: emeriminni

About emeriminni

My name's Emily and I'm a pragmatic mum to 2 inspirational children, Sling Librarian, business owner/manager, part-time student & chronic craft enthusiast. I love reading, ranting, learning and making things & I'm interested in philosophy, psychology, babywearing & practical, natural-ish parenting, and all sorts of creative things (esp. crochet, dyeing, sewing, beading and baking).

Always Avoiding Cold Turkey

It’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week… and so here’s me outing something that’s been a part of my whole adult life… I have an eating disorder.  As of last year I have a diagnosis of Bulimia Nervosa and I think I’m finally … Continue reading

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Deepest Blue Roses

This unique piece of woven wrap fabric was just simply beautiful and wonderful to work with.  Originally an Oscha Zen Roses and dyed a gorgeous deep blue by Turquoise Fields, this lovely scrap is now a pleated ring sling with … Continue reading

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Zen Garden

Beautiful Oscha Zen Roses made into a pleated ring sling with silver rings. Such a gorgeous wrap to feel – I loved making this one! *~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*

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Lollipops!

I’m currently converting a long, bright Amazonas Lollipop wrap into 6 play slings for children to carry their dolls and teddies in.  Here are the first two, which I sewed last night, with red and with green sling rings: *~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*”*~,~*

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Playing with slings!

I’m starting to make some slings and things to sell in my new Spaghetti Slings Shop 😀 Today I made a start by sewing 6 lovely play slings for small people to use to carry their toys and dolls. I’ve … Continue reading

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Sunrise Rainbow

Another historical blog post to show a gathered ring sling that I made many months ago for the South London Sling Library. This is a Lenny Lamb bamboo blend Sunrise Rainbow woven wrap, converted into a gathered ring sling with … Continue reading

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Rose Velvet Fall

A beautiful Girasol wrap made into a completely unique gathered ring sling with – at the request of the mama who gave the the wrap to convert – one pink and one purple ring sling to match the weave!  What … Continue reading

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Oscha JK Ooki Ceo

A simply gorgeous, beautiful and yet incredibly wearable wrap that’s light and supportive to use, even with a toddler 🙂  Re-made (again – I’ve resewn the shoulder of this sling once before) with a gathered shoulder and new Spaghetti Slings … Continue reading

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Perfect Pfau

This is a bit of a historical blog post, but aiming for completeness so here’s a gathered ring sling I made from a Didymos Anthracite Hemp Pfau in March this year. It was a firm favourite over the spring and … Continue reading

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At the other end of the rainbow :)

Last week I designed and sewed a beautiful Girasol Northern Lights rainbow wrap into a pleated ring sling.  Tonight I sewed the other half of that wrap into a simple yet stunning gathered ring sling with purple sling rings.  I … Continue reading

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