Review: Icarus Aurora – Ankalia does Cotton

The Icarus Aurora is the very first woven that I have tried from this lovely Australian company, Ankalia Textiles. I have been eyeing their stuff for a really long time now, so I was happy to finally get a chance to try one. Ankalia is the vision of Alex and Kellie, two babywearing Moms themselvesContinue reading “Review: Icarus Aurora – Ankalia does Cotton”

Review: Kush Textiles – An Artisan Handwoven Wrap With A Purpose

There is nobody who loves a nice budget Handwoven, like I love a nice budget Handwoven. I have largely avoided the custom Handwoven craze, the stockings, the resale value, all of that noise. I certainly can appreciate a beautiful Handwoven when it passes through here, but my heart definitely goes out to those Handwoven wrapsContinue reading “Review: Kush Textiles – An Artisan Handwoven Wrap With A Purpose”

Review: Birch Blast – The Newest Eco2Cotton Release by Bijou Wear

I had the opportunity to try out another release from Bijou Wear, and I jumped at it. I am so interested in this Eco2Cotton yarn and what kind of potential it has in the woven textile world. Birch Blast arrived here a few weeks ago amidst the chaos of our recent trip abroad. I haveContinue reading “Review: Birch Blast – The Newest Eco2Cotton Release by Bijou Wear”

Review: Bijou Windmills – An Experiment in Sustainable Woven Fibers

This has been an exciting year for American Made woven wraps. I have been watching excitedly as more and more American mills are bursting onto the scene. When Bijou Babywearing offered me a Windmills High Plains Woven Wrap to test, I was really excited! Another U.S. company to check out, and they were experimenting withContinue reading “Review: Bijou Windmills – An Experiment in Sustainable Woven Fibers”

So You Want to Buy A Woven?

This may come as a shock to some of you – but I LOVE woven wraps. They are beautiful. They can be one of the most fashionable accouterments to motherhood, giving me confidence when I am out in the world. They are something that allows me to maintain some semblance of my former self, inContinue reading “So You Want to Buy A Woven?”

Review: Lalu Wovens Throws Their Hat in the Ring

One of the latest American Made Woven Wrap lines to throw their hat in the ring, is Atlanta based Lalu Wovens. A mom owned and operated business who sources their yarn domestically and finishes their products locally…. I was already sold on these guys before the tester even made it through my door. They launchedContinue reading “Review: Lalu Wovens Throws Their Hat in the Ring”

Tutorial: Poppin’s Finish for a Double Hammock

Double Hammock with a Poppin’s Finish Tutorial.   This tutorial already assumes knowledge of a Double Hammock. This is a nice one shoulder alternative finish, and is great for showcasing both sides of a woven wrap in a carry. I am using a size 6 (4.6 meter) Sagitta Sunshine by Risaroo Wovens, which is myContinue reading “Tutorial: Poppin’s Finish for a Double Hammock”

Review: Pemberley Muse – Another Luxurious Hit from Risaroo Wovens

As Risaroo Wovens celebrates their 1st year as a company, I thought it would be appropriate to review the Pemberley Muse tester that I just had the pleasure of hosting. It is the sophomore release in their Orelia collection, and a welcome addition to the world of Toddler-worthy woven wraps. This was not the firstContinue reading “Review: Pemberley Muse – Another Luxurious Hit from Risaroo Wovens”

Tutorial: Double Hammock Torso Carry

This Double Hammock variation on a torso carry is a very supportive multi-pass torso carry. This is best done with your base size wrap. Here I am using a Size 5 (4.2 meter) Natibaby Passiflora. Great for those with picky shoulders or less cooperative kids. It can be done with a longer wrap, whereas aContinue reading “Tutorial: Double Hammock Torso Carry”

Review: A New Budget Line to Swoon Over

Back in November, I received this Vena Cava Tester from Smitten With Wovens. It will be the Freshman release for this budget line woven at a mill here in the United States. I can’t help but love when I find a company to support locally, even more so when it is at an accessible price.Continue reading “Review: A New Budget Line to Swoon Over”