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tia.pugh
« on: February 01, 2008 12:02:45 AM »

I made a baby sling. I have another in the works. It was VERY easy to make. I ordered special rings designed for slings. They come in lots of colors (slingrings.com) and sizes. I used the large size. There is a brown stripe in the middle of the inside of the sling. I used ribbon to cover some ugly stitchery. I think my 1978 Kenmore sewing machine couldnt handle all the double layer pleats. However I will try something different next time because hand sewing that ribbon SUCKED. But its done and it looks nice now.
Oh... and I used the size and pleat instructions from
http://www.sleepingbaby.net/jan/Baby/45inch.html

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livvyloo
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2008 06:58:32 AM »

Great job on the pleats, it looks great with the ribbon.
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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2008 09:39:51 AM »

Looks great! I like the turquoise/brown color combo. The ribbon cover is an excellent save! (I have about four yards of that ribbon, too!)

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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2008 12:23:24 PM »

that's really pretty!  i just may have to try that as mine is pretty boring, but both little ones love it now!
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« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2008 05:19:22 AM »

Looks fab, those colours really suit you.

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