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DIY Babywearing

I've long been an advocate of DIY babywearing for those who have a will and a way.  You do not need an expensive wrap made of exotic fibers or a highly accessorized buckle carrier to be a babywearer. 

DIY Babywearing Resources

Babywearing DIY Advice and Support
DIY Babywearing
Jan Andrea's Fabric FAQ
Jan Andrea's Ring Sling Info & Tutorials
Sling Rings - Rings for slings!
Barefoot and Pregnant, Esquire's DIY Mei Tai Pattern
Cheaper and Better - How to Sew a Fauxbimama Mei Tai
Sew Toot Patterns - The best ssc and bucklebu patterns I've found
The Babywearer's Do It Yourself Forum - You must be a member to view
Colimacon et Cie - Unfinished woven wrap fabrics sold by the meter, a favorite of mine for projects
Strapworks - Webbing for buckle carriers
Plastic-Buckle - You got it, buckles and other pieces for sscs
Baby Origami - DIY Style

Thinking about making carriers to sell? READ THIS.

My Own Completed Projects

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Mei tai on left made following Beth's Man Tai pattern, with tweaks based on Tula and Infantino designs



Ring sling made from Colimacon et Cie fabric and Sling Rings with floating gathered shoulder

Made using the Barefoot & Pregnant pattern and C&C wrap fabric in Raspberry


Made using the Barefoot & Pregnant pattern and a DII tablecloth



Floating gathered shoulder sling sewn from BBSlen Pineapple wrap scrap


Barefoot Bucklebu sewn using the Sew Toot Pattern, a rainbow tablecloth, and green denim

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