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How to Make a Baby Carrier for a Child (Tutorial)

Margo and her baby in the Mei Tai baby wrap

I’m not that talented that I managed to make a tutorial with a newborn and a toddler, but I did find an excellent tutorial on how to make a baby carrier for a child, and then made this one myself.  This style of baby wrap is called a Mei Tai.  In this photo, Margo is 2 1/2, and the size is perfect for her now, with lots of room to grow.  She loves it, especially because mommy is always carrying around her little baby sister!  It only took me about an hour and a half to make and I just used some fabric scraps I had laying around the house.

Here is the link:

baby doll carrier for kids

Margo, do you know you have a monkey on your back?

4 Responses »

  1. The Laotian Commotion

    That’s so awesome! Must bookmark. 😉

  2. That is just so cute. I use old scarfs and go old school with the wrapping, but my daughter isn’t into carrying her dolls but I bet if I could get her brother on her back she’d be ecstatic 🙂

  3. I love this! I cant wait to make my litle charlotte one for her and her dolls. thanks for sharing! and I love your blog 🙂


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