Removing the kid gloves: precious fabric and memories

Removing the kid gloves: precious fabric and memories
I was thinking about how often wraps are mollycoddled as precious pieces. This is partly through fear of delicate threads, sometimes a wish to keep it pristine to retain value (outdated now) and maybe anxiety because they’re made in such limited numbers. This week I was trying to decide what to wear for a Glastonbury-esque ...

Sling Studio – Punk Greenday & Spots n Stripes Solent – reviews of sorts

Sling Studio - Punk Greenday & Spots n Stripes Solent - reviews of sorts
Time for some more reviews in brief because I’ve been lucky enough to holiday some beauties here recently and I just have to write about them. Here it’s the tale of two linen lovelies, Sling Studio’s Punk Greenday and Spots n Stripes Solent. When I was at Sling It recently Hilary of TigerPig Creations had ...

I’ll babywear and I just don’t care

I'll babywear and I just don't care
  I have a serious case of the “sod-its” People say getting into high end babywearing is like going down a rabbit hole. For me it sings to all that I adore, beautiful fabrics, design, texture and holding my children closely.  I am unapologetic in my reverie of this hobby. Nay, obsession. Granted, a year ...

The 30 Day Wrap Challenge 1

The 30 Day Wrap Challenge
   I started carrying my eldest within weeks of her being born as prams are a bit of a bind on these steep hills with their narrow pavements. I stopped carrying her at the age of two years and nine months: a week before I gave birth to Smallest. I had dabbled very briefly with ...

Artipoppe – Two Birds Havana – Review

Artipoppe - Two Birds Havana - Review
Artipoppe Artipoppe is a Netherlands based high end machine woven wrap company who have been around for a couple of short years. In that time the company, through its use of distinctive designs and unusual blends, has taken the wrapping market by storm. The incredibly small “wrap lab” releases are highly sought after and attract ...

International Babywearing Week 2015

International Babywearing Week 2015
Or, why I carry I’ve generally been celebrating IBW2015 by errrr, carrying Smallest a lot. Which I do, everyday. It’s an innate part of our relationship and something I’ve done since she, like her sister, was days old. So I thought I’d recount some the “journey” as part of the week. You know, I really ...