To be truly free to travel with our babies, a good bag is as essential as a good sling. The Onbag has been designed to use alongside your chosen carrier, enabling you to get out and about.


This Onbag is lined with a synthetic embroidered taffeta with a lovely leaf design. I made this for some close friends who are expecting a baby in July. The black cotton drill outer frames it nicely I think.


This bag uses some beautiful green brocade, which contrasts quite dramatically with a black cotton drill outside layer. This was the first bag I ever made for anyone other than myself!

Onbag MkI...

These are photos of the Onbag Mk1 - I used black cotton drill and very cheap lining fabric to mock it up but I think it worked surprisingly well. Here you can see me modeling it with little Charlie in the sling.

Free Pattern - DIY Onbag

Please note: This pattern is intended to enable babywearers to make my bags for themselves or their friends and family, absolutely not for sale.I put a lot of time and effort into coming up with this design, which as far as I know is new, so I'll be pretty heartbroken if I find that somebody has pinched it!

I am making the design available for free because we are a small community and I think it is nice if we help each other out - please use the pattern in the same spirit.

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