Review: Volare Ibis – Lalu Experiments With Combed Cotton

This is the second opportunity I have had to test a woven wrap by Lalu Wovens– an Atlanta based baby carrier company who burst onto the scene last year. This time they sent me Volare Ibis, a combed cotton white/grey beauty inspired by the feathers on the Ibis it is named for. The grey and […]

Review: Apple Blossom Wovens – Vintage Looms Creating Accessible, Wearable Art

A few months back, I saw a Morning Glory v.1 woven wrap pop up on my Instagram feed, and was immediately curious about this unique machine woven wrap that so closely resembled a handwoven in appearance. I reached out to Apple Blossom Wovens to learn more about them and their wraps, and was lucky to […]

Review: Olives & Applesauce – A Carrier To Grow With

Though many of you reading this may be new to Olives & Applesauce Soft Structured Carriers – these carriers are actually old-timers in this category. They have been collected and coveted as early as 2008… years before my daughter was even born. In June of 2013 Olives & Applesauce came under new ownership, and lots […]

Queen Anne’s Revenge – Unexpected Elegance in a Pirate Wrap

  When I first saw the mock-up for the Queen Anne’s Revenge woven wrap – skeptical does not begin to describe my feelings. Skulls are admittedly not my thing though I know lots of people are really into it. I just wondered if there would be a market for such a thing, and if it […]

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 have […]

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 with […]

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 launched […]

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 my […]

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 first […]