Category Archives: Babywearing Projects

I love ‘babywearing’! Basically this means that we’ve managed without using the buggy since she was about 6 months old; instead I use a range of bought and home-made/customised carriers and slings. I love how easy it is to get around when you don’t have a clunky set of wheels to lug about, and how much she ‘chats’ to people when she’s up on my back and can see everything around her.

I’ve customised baby wraps by cutting or dying them, and made a Mei Tai and a Pouch carrier. Here’s where you can find posts about all my DIY escapades related to babywearing.

Beautiful Bamboo

This evening I’ve been luxuriating in the gorgeously soft no-cotton Natibaby Grey Pancy.¬† This beautiful wrap is made from linen and super soft bamboo viscose, a combination which I’ve always loved (though I must admit it’s a bit pesky to … Continue reading

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Sharing the love

Today I chopped a loooong Natural Mama’s Exclusive Oscha woven wrap and made 2 ring slings out of it. The mum who sent the wrap to me loved it so much that she wanted to share it with a friend! … Continue reading

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Squishy Clouds <3

Today I was lucky enough to be able to convert a scrap of the beautiful Oscha Strato Polaris. This is a gorgeous cotton and wool blend wrap and it converted wonderfully into a pleated ring sling with large silver rings. … Continue reading

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REAL Labels!!!!

And I’m feeling very excited and quite grown up! ūüėÄ Though the washing instructions are intended for my cotton/linen ring slings that I’m planning and so I’ll have to hide that bit for most conversions.¬† Next time will try to … Continue reading

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Cathy’s Pod

Here’s a gorgeous wrap conversion pod I’ve made as a present for a lovely friend.¬† She left me with two size 7 (5.2m) woven wraps – a stripey Storchenweige Inka and a super soft and snuggly Didymos Hortensia – and … Continue reading

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Soft Sweet Place

I love Natibaby Sweet Place – it’s one of my all time favourite wraps (I’ve embarassingly owned this design in 6 colourways and 3 different fabric blends) and I love the look and the feel of it. This particular one … Continue reading

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Violet Chameleon Arrives!

I’ve been lucky enough to have the amazing Tamsin at Violet Chameleon¬†custom dye me some linen blend fabric to make ring slings out of. ¬†Yesterday the first little batch arrived and I just couldn’t wait to get them made up … Continue reading

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Super Stripeys!

This week I’ve made two lovely pleated ring slings from gorgeous, but very different stripey wraps…. First up is the lovely, bright and supportive Storchenwiege Inka, pleated with blue sling rings: Contrasting with a classy Natibaby Nansei, which I’ve previously … Continue reading

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Shoals of Silver Fish

A beautiful and unique Didymos Tussah Silk Fish woven wrap that’s been cleverly dyed a beautiful silvery colour…. now perfectly matched with pleats and silver rings… I think I’m going to find it hard to let go of this one … Continue reading

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Learning to Let Go….

I’m realising that I’m not very good at letting go of the lovely wraps and slings that I’m chopping and sewing. ¬†Today I made a gathered shoulder ring sling out of the most beautiful Oscha Starry Night Lewis. This wrap … Continue reading

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