Resources

We believe that babywearing should be accessible to everyone, and DIYing your own carrier is a great way to do it. Here are some useful resources we've collected. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but a helpful starting point.

 

General Babywearing Information

https://babywearinginternational.org/what-is-babywearing/

https://babywearinginternational.org/what-is-babywearing/babywearing-resources/benefits-of-babywearing-2/

 

Babywearing Safety

https://babywearinginternational.org/what-is-babywearing/safety/

http://wiki.babywearingdiy.com/do/view/Main/TicksRules

http://www.sleepingbaby.net/safety.php

 

Carrier Construction Safety

http://wiki.babywearingdiy.com/do/view/Main/GeneralConstruction

http://wiki.babywearingdiy.com/do/view/Main/SafeFabric

http://www.babywearingschool.com/apps/blog/entries/show/19729386-baby-carrier-sewing-and-safety

https://babycarrierindustryalliance.org/babywearing-safety/tug-testing-baby-carriers/

 

Sewing Patterns & Tutorials

Ring sling

https://www.youtube.com/user/janandrea/videos

http://wiki.babywearingdiy.com/do/view/Main/RingSling

https://babybondaproductions.com/portfolio/ring-sling-tutorial-epattern/

SSC, Meh Dai/Beh Dai, Onbuhimo, Doll Carriers

http://www.sewtootpatterns.com/

https://babybondaproductions.com/

More great resources:

http://wiki.babywearingdiy.com/do/view/Main/WebHome

https://babywearinginternational.org/

https://babycarrierindustryalliance.org/

http://www.sleepingbaby.net/jan/Baby/

 

Facebook Groups

DIY Babywearing (not affiliated with DIY Babywearing Supplies)

Babywearing DIY Advice and Support

Babywearing 102

Wear All The Babies 101