Babywearing in France

On our most recent trip to France, I was thrilled to see that babywearing seems to be a lot more popular and mainstream. On previous trips I’d only noticed a few buckle carriers, often worn by people who were clearly tourists. During our trip, I saw numerous buckle carriers, including an Ergobaby and a soft stretchy buckle carrier similar to the Je Porte Mon Bébé … Continue reading Babywearing in France

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

Wrap Scrap Craft and Accessories

If, like us, you have a toddler and babywearing is become less and less frequent, you may be looking for other ways to enjoy woven wraps when your baby is older. I love to sew and craft, so have been making use of a few wrap scraps to create some projects. Wrap scraps are readily available from most woven wrap brands. Firespiral Slings sell them … Continue reading Wrap Scrap Craft and Accessories

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