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What Carrier Should I Make?

That's kind of a big question. Let's start here:

  • How much sewing experience do you have?
  • How much babywearing experience do you have?
  • Do you have a newborn?
  • Do you have a toddler/preschooler?
  • Do you live in a particularly hot climate?
  • How much versatility do you need out of this one carrier?
 

Ease of
Construction

1- super easy

5- challenging

Ease of
Learning

1- easy

5- challenging

Newborn Worthy?

1- unusable

5- great

Toddler Worthy?

1- unusable

5- great

Good in Heat?

1- walking oven

5- breathability!

Versatility
(wearing styles)

1- only one style of wearing

5- front, back, hip, forward facing, etc

Versatility

(baby's size)

1- limited

5- newborn-toddler

Stretchy Wrap 1 3 5 1 1 1 1
Woven Wrap 2 5 5 5 4 5 5
Pouch Sling 3 2 2 4 5 2 4
Ring Sling 2 3 5 4 5 2 4
Dual Pouch Carrier 1 2 5 1 1 1 1
               
Meh Dai 4 3 3 5 3 4 4
Podaegi 3 4 5 3 1 2 5
Nyia 3 4 5 3 4 4 5
Traditional Onbuhimo 4 3 1 5 4 2 2
Reverse Onbuhimo 5 3 1 5 4 1 2
X-Onbuhimo 2 4 1 4 5 2 3
               
Buckle Onbuhimo 5 2 1 5 4 2 2
Soft Structured Carrier 5 1 3 5 3 3 3

-- Alyssa Leonard - 2016-09-26


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