I used the sling that Joan (a family friend) made for me almost every single day for a good six months straight (probably would have started using it sooner but I forgot about it until july). It was an instant baby soother and was very good on my back. HIGHLY recommend a sling!
Looking for sewing project inspiration? Check out 30 Minute Baby Sling by member Berry Birdy. - via @Craftsy
DIY Ring Sling | The Doing Things Blog | Free printable PDF instructions!
Tutorial for Baby Sling - I stopped a girl in University Mall who had one of these and I was SO impressed! Baby was so happy and her hands were free!
Okay BEST and SAFEST way of making baby slings. The rings are inexpensive and it's a simple and straightforward way of making it. I am even able to carry my 16kg 3-year-old in it!
How to make Baby Sling - Pouch - DIY Craft Project with instructions from Craftbits.com
Life More Simply: How to Make A Ring Sling http://lifemoresimply.blogspot.com.au/2009/12/how-to-make-ring-sling.html
Make a simple sling
How to make a simple baby sling. I think this would be better on my back & really want to try slings this time.
After I just bought one on ebay last night, I see this.... Figures :-( #shouldalistenedtoShaney
Baby+Ring+Sling | Baby-wearing Ring Sling Tutorial - More Like Home | CRAFTS
best ring sling tutorial I've found....made two of them off of this tutorial
DIY Pouch Baby Sling Tutorial ~ This baby pouch is not adjustable like a ring sling, but instead is fitted for the wearer. The original post also provides a link where you can get measuring instructions and the sewing pattern.
A Simple, Unpadded Native-style Baby Pouch ( or Sling )
DIY Instructions and pictures on how to make a simple, unpadded native-style baby pouch ( or sling ).
This is the most easily-explained pouch sling pattern I've ever read that also made me feel safe about putting a baby in it :)