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Roll-Up Baby Changing Pad Tutorial

I’m 30 weeks pregnant today!  I thought I wasn’t  going to go into nesting mode for this little guy but I finally had the urge to pull my sewing stuff out of the basement last week from the move. I want to share a really simple changing pad tutorial with you guys. This was my[…]

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X-Box Practice

We take reinforcement seriously. All Sew Toot patterns require reinforcement stitching, whether that is bar-tacking, overlocking/overcasting, or creating x-boxes to secure straps and webbing. The x-box is one we use very often. It’s also known by quite a few names–  box tack, box stitch, box x stitch [am I forgetting any?].  Anyway, this is a critical[…]

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Baby Carrier Padding and Foam FAQ

Let’s talk carrier padding. This might not be the most exciting topic, but foam really can make the difference between a comfortable, professional carrier and one that you’ll chop up for parts later. Each Sew Toot carrier pattern calls for a certain type and thickness of padding for optimal comfort and in certain cases, function.[…]

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The Extender – Padded Waist Webbing Cover

The Extender padded waist webbing cover   I’ve seen a lot of people asking recently for a tutorial on how they can cover the waist webbing strap on their baby carriers to make them more comfortable. Waistband webbing can dig into skin and cause the dreaded ‘muffin top.’ As I was about to start working on this tutorial[…]