Babywearing dolls are so useful! Often when I'm learning a new carry, my baby isn't always as patient as I need him to be. And sometimes he naps, yet I still need to practice or teach! Thank goodness for dolls, and thank goodness for dolls that can be made without breaking the bank or needing expert sewing skills. This is the fastest and easiest way I know to get a newborn size doll for less than $20 and less than an hour. Here's a step-by-step of how I do it:
I change up the collection of carriers that I take to each meeting, consult, playdate, and class depending on what the focus is for that event. On this particular day I had no idea what was ahead so I had a really well-rounded bunch of carriers with me. I thought it'd be fun to go over what I have and why!
We've been playing with our 2Lambie Creations Reverse Onbuhimo - there are so many ways to tie off the wrap straps! This half wrap conversion carrier was made with the "long option" staps so we have lots of potential for fancy finishes. Let me tell you what I've come up with so far!
There's so much potential for fanciness in front carries! This article has lots of ideas for your experimentation. I have links listed to my tutorials page where I keep all the latest and greatest education tools for each carry. I also did a quick run-down of some ideas in a Facebook live video, so that is embedded right here in this article for your convenience. As we go through ideas in the article, I'll give you timestamps for demos in the Facebook video, and/or a link to more info about the carry on the tutorials page.