Aw! Check out the DIY Mei Tai Baby Carrier at 1plus1equals9 based off my mei tai tutorial. She’s got a great tip for making it even sturdier, and do I love that rainbow print? Yes, yes, yes, I do! Happy carrier, happy baby.
Roundup of DIY baby carrier patterns and resources.
Love to upcycle or want to start? Lots of ways to reuse objects to make useful new items!
It’s easy to repurpose baby blankets into useful diaper liners and avoid having to pay money for these things. Here’s an idea for fleece ones (which help keep the baby dry and aid in easy poop disposal), and The Artful Mama has a tutorial for cotton ones.
In this low-spend month, I’ve been so glad to have my DivaCup and cloth stash for my period so I don’t have to worry about buying menstrual products. If you want to make the switch to cloth but want or need to make your own pads, this pattern looks like a good one that would be fairly simple and effective and could be made with materials you likely already have.