Homemade Baby carrier madness! :)

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Homemade Baby carrier madness! :)

Today at Walmart I found this awesome fabric for $1.50/yd! It is perfect for summer wrap style carrying.

I cut it in half lengthwise because it was 60". I did five yards even though the real Moby is 6... Just too much fabric for summer!

I tested it on a build a bear. They are about 18" so close to newbor
n size!

and I did this K'tan made out of tshirts.

Instructions: Schamelot: No-Sew Baby K'tan Wrap Style Carrier from Three Men's T-shirts
mine: it's hard to get a good read on this because it needs the weight of a baby to stretch it properly and a stuffed animal doesn't cut it!

and the back. I hadn't spread it out properly yet but you get the idea.

Those two were no-sew. I think I am going to use the other length of thin fabric to make this one:

Lobolita ? X-Back Baby Carrier Tutorial

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Awesome!!

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Nice work! I can't wait to wear M!

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I like the thinness of the first one. I wore my moby today and it did end up hot!

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Awesome!! Smile I have carried Madelyn a few times in the Ergo already, and thankfully it hasn't been hot at all... of course I've been inside well air conditioned stores! Hummmm, I might get a little sweaty at the zoo.

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I have to take the kids to the pool every day so I definitely needed something super light. I think I'll prefer something sturdier for indoors but for outside, I am loving that fabric!

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I think I may have to try the K'tan one. Even if it doesn't work out I would only be out a few dollars!

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That is so cool! Good job!