Adjustable Buckles: Isara The One Review

Isara is a Romanian brand of baby carriers and woven wraps. Their buckle carrier The One purports to be a truly birth to toddler carrier, fitting babies from just 3kg. This really is one of the most adjustable carriers around. The panel can be cinched right in to provide a smaller seat for newborns, but is extendable for toddlers. The straps can be shortened for … Continue reading Adjustable Buckles: Isara The One Review

Newborn Babywearing: Mamaruga Zensling Review

You may have noticed over the last year that several brands have brought out new “newborn friendly” buckle carriers, which are much more adjustable and often made of stretch fabric. The Mamaruga Zensling is a great example of this. With a fully adjustable panel in a supersoft stretch jersey fabric, this is currently the most popular buckled carrier in our local sling library. The width … Continue reading Newborn Babywearing: Mamaruga Zensling Review

Review: Firespiral Woodsprite Burnish Birch Trees Wrap

Firespiral Slings is based in Bolton. Their wraps are designed and woven in the UK and their designs are inspired by the universal patterns in nature and perfectly reflect the natural landscape of the UK. Woodsprite Burnish Birch Trees Weight: 275gsm Blend: 100% cotton Size: Originally a 5, chopped to a 3 I originally tried a tester of this wrap at Northern Sling Exhibition 2017. The cotton … Continue reading Review: Firespiral Woodsprite Burnish Birch Trees Wrap

Review: Firespiral SETI Cascade Starmap

Firespiral Slings is based in Bolton. Their wraps are designed and woven in the UK and their designs are inspired by the universal patterns in nature and perfectly reflect the natural landscape of the UK. SETI Cascade Starmap Weight: 305gsm Blend: 57% cotton, 16% viscose, 27% linen Size: Originally a 5, chopped to a 4 As soon as I saw the cascade warp, with its undulating teal … Continue reading Review: Firespiral SETI Cascade Starmap

Review: Firespiral Swell Octarine Seafoam Wrap

Firespiral Slings is based in Bolton. Their wraps are designed and woven in the UK and their designs are inspired by the universal patterns in nature and perfectly reflect the natural landscape of the UK.   Swell Octarine Seafoam uses their Alchemy weave, which is looser and softer. It is a fairly thick wrap at 290gsm. Blend: Tri-blend: 65% combed cotton, 20% Merino and 15% linen Size … Continue reading Review: Firespiral Swell Octarine Seafoam Wrap

Review: Oscha Slings

Oscha Slings is a British woven wrap company based in Scotland, and was the first jacquard woven sling company in Great Britain. Run by a Father and Daughter team, the wraps showcase intricate patterns and images, with a fashion forward focus. Oscha (pronounced Oh-sha) will always have a special place in my heart as, after starting out with a couple of Lenny Lambs (which I’ve reviewed … Continue reading Review: Oscha Slings