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« on: January 20, 2009 07:51:41 AM »

I know the basics of making a pouch sling, but I really love the Metrosupial Slings, which she is not selling anymore.  There seems to be a different in the Metrosupial slings with rails and basic sling patterns and the baby brain is not letting me wrap my head around the construction.  It looks like it's an easy step, but I just can NOT figure it out.  Any help would be appreciated!

Here's a link to Metrosupials Flickr set of slings:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/metrosupialdesigns/sets/72157603665885189/?page=2
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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2009 11:42:35 AM »

Jan at SBP has alot of patterns and instruction on how to make most baby carriers.

http://www.sleepingbaby.net/jan/Baby/

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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2009 05:08:38 PM »

From looking through the photos, it looks like her slings are two layers sewn together.  I think there is a bottom layer (much like a basic sling) and a band that fits nicely under baby's bottom and around mom for extra support.  If you look at the photo of the brown sling and "Little Ben", you can see a row of stitching where the two pieces are attached. 

Let me know if that description was really confusing or if I'm way off, but that's what it looks like to me.

BTW, I think I'm going to try to make one myself Smiley.  Let me know how yours turns out!
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