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Part-Stripping Dye: Charcoal Deep Sea Fish

A while ago I bought a Didymos Deep Sea Fish wrap that had been dyed dark green by another mama (I think with Dharma dye) and I wanted to see how close to original I could get it. Here’s how … Continue reading

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Custom Applique Manduca SSC

When we needed a ‘proper’ baby carrier for DH and I to easily use on holiday last year, I bought a Manduca.  This is an ‘SSC’ (Semi-Structured Carrier) that buckles on in various positions and has a nice, wide comfy … Continue reading

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Homemade Pouch Sling

[Ooops!  I haven’t finished this page yet…please check back later!] The first baby carrier I made was a pouch sling.  I mostly used this when DD was very small, up to about 6 months.  After that I’ve been using wraps … Continue reading

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Hooded Mei Tai

Last summer I made a Mei Tai out of some beautiful raw silk fabric.  It’s reversible so can be worn with either the flowery or plain stripey side out, and each side has the straps the contrasting design.  I made … Continue reading

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Chopping/Shortening a wrap

So you’ve got your perfect wrap, but don’t use it because it’s too long. This happened with my beautiful, home-dyed Amazonas Rainbow (post about this here: https://itsnotspaghetti.wordpress.com/2010/12/17/amazonas-rainbow/) – I just didn’t wear it and so to do it justice, it … Continue reading

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Forest Fruits Tsunami

This happened a couple of months ago, but for the sake of completeness I want to add it to my blog.  It also shows how dyeing often needs a relaxed & experimental attitude, patience and lots of confidence! September 2010 … Continue reading

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,~*~, Amazonas ,~*~, Rainbow ,~*~,

For my third wrap dye adventure, I bought a brand new, but bargainously cheap Amazonas Natura from Ebay.  This is really lovely, comfy, wide, 100% cotton wrap. I got my inspiration from Natural Mama alfytheige here: http://www.naturalmamas.co.uk/forum/…ad.php?t=71670, bought a whole … Continue reading

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Dusky Rosa

I bought a Didymos Linen/Cotton Rosalinde Size 4 (379cm) which had been dyed an even antique grey using dylon (machine dye I think).  The grey was nice – sort of a mid-dark soft grey – and great for DH, but … Continue reading

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1st Wrap Graduation: Nati Bamboo Pearls

August 2010 When my new Natibaby Bamboo/Cotton Pearl arrived it looked like it had been stripped and dyed blue so being entirely un-original I decided to grad dye it purple .   For a first attempt at this, the graduation looks … Continue reading

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