Dad Sews a Ring Sling/Maya Wrap
by on October 13, 2016 in

How to sew a ring sling OR how to sew a maya wrap:

This is a very easy how-to tutorial which will teach ou how to sew a Ring Sling. This requires you to get some rings (from RingSling.com) or the Hardware store (our choice).

This is a simple project that you can do in less than 20 minutes.

We used knit with some stretch, but not TOO stretchy. Our fabric came from http://www.fabrichut.com/dsqvp.html. They are currently running a 20% OFF deal on all Halloween quilting fabric and batting. Check it out!

Here is the Jean-A-Ma-Jig that will help you with thick seams: http://amzn.to/2dTCpyC

Don’t forget: SEW. FAIL. REPEAT.

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3 Responses to Dad Sews a Ring Sling/Maya Wrap

  1. Kelly says:

    I purchased my ring sling, but I love the simplicity of this tutorial. The part you sewed onto the rings should be on your shoulder and spread out away from your neck. I found this for reference: https://www.carrymeaway.com/learncenter/8-tips-for-getting-comfortable-in-your-ring-sling/

    • dadsews says:

      Yeah, it should be. There’s a diagram in the video showing it properly. I had about a 30 second window of Lex smiling for the pics, so I didn’t really get a chance to straighten it out.

      • Kelly says:

        Ok. My neck was hurting watching you put it on 🙂
        My 14 month old loves to be carried most of the time and then he starts arching his way out, so I understand the unpredictable toddler phase 😉

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