Important info: A facebook group has been kindly created by Lauren L. Charlotte to coordinate our current and future travelling J&J woven wraps. Here's a linkhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/joyandjoe/. You can join this group by clicking this link and clicking on the 'join group' tab. This will be great especially if you've hosted any of our tester wraps before or if you'll like to join our list of testers. More info. will be announced by Lauren. Thank you
You will be able to pre-order the limited edition pink shiver me paisleys woven wrap from our webshop http://joyandjoebaby.co.uk/shop/ starting from 3pm, this Sunday 19/01/14. Please note that only 12 wraps will be woven to allow our other designs go on the same warp. So its first come, first serve. Also look out for our new designs that will be announced this coming week.
We would like to introduce you to our weaver. He’s the elderly man in the first picture on the right here. Well, your guess is right; on the left is Adebisi, director of Joy&Joe limited, UK and mother to two cheeky and special children, joy and Joseph. We fondly call our weaver ‘baba’ which is a Yoruba (African) word for father. He is truly a father though he behaves likes he’s our friend. Baba has been acclaimed a master weaver in the UK due to the expertise he’s brings to UK weaving over the years. He’s told us before that he won’t retire when it comes to weaving because this is his life passion. We often show him our facebook page and he’s so happy to see mothers enjoying our woven wraps. He is often assisted by his son. . They are the only two who runs the weaving house that we use. So you see why weaving is a slow process . More about him, since 1952 he has spent all his working life working within the English Textile Weaving Industry. He has achieved the reputation as a master craftsman in the art of fine weaving modifying his conventional looms to accommodate the most intricate weaving designs and materials. From his workshop in North of England, he uses his wealth of experience to create unique colourways and designs using many different fibres and has been weaving his own range of fashion scarves since the late nineteen nineties. These are displayed and sold in UK craft galleries and more recently in Madison avenue Gallery, New York.
Well, I guess you guys know about Joy and Joe founder Adebisi , if not, here’s her personal website http://bisiosundeko.weebly.com/ (still under construction though!) Well, we wanted you lovely mums and dads to appreciate that we (Joy&Joe) are into weaving your superb quality woven wraps because we are deeply passionate about quality, babywearing and subsequent rejuvenation of the UK weaving industry. Even our weavers praise us about the fact that we don’t charge too much for our wraps compared to other high end companies he works with. That’s because it is more expensive to weave in England compared to other parts of Europe, China, or India. The wraps we produce are definitely unique to the others, those who own a Joy&Joe can testify. About the thickness of our past SMPs, what we like to do is to listen attentively to you (mums and dads) and we will continue to adjust the thread count till we know that all (at least most) are happy! So if you have a Joy&Joe wrap you have masterpiece of a woven wrap sling woven by a master weaver supervised by a babywearing consultant (Adebisi). You now know that lots of factors makes your wrap special. Joy&Joe wrap woven wrap is not the same as every other woven wrap on the market. So enjoy it always with your adorable little ones. Have a lovely weekend
I was surprised how soft the wrap felt straight from new, it has a good stretch making the wrap very mouldable to you and your baby. At first I compared it to a Little Frog Sandy agate but I find it much softer than this, most likely down to the special mechanism whilst weaving. My wrapee wasn’t willing at first as she was teething, but once up I found it easy to use starting off with a ruck then a reinforced ruck and finally a RRRR (see Rucking Marvellous for tutorials). The wrap felt good on my shoulders, I didn’t feel there was a lot of pull and unlike some wraps it was easy to finish my double knot first time. We also used it as blanket to snug in at nap time and to make the dinner later that day. With multi pass carries the wrap works well on chillier days, whilst being lightweight has a slight thickness about it, I also liked how the wrap was wider than the norm, this made making my seat much easier and making a good deep seat which is very important to myself as I find my LO sleeps better with a deeper seat and that she is supported in our carry.
From Joy&Joe ltd: Thank you so much Debi for the review, looking forward to your views on the maxi-roses woven wrap too. Cheers
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Read this review to see how the blackberry ripple compares to other woven wrap in terms of its width. Our appreciation to Amy for taking the time to review our blackberry ripple woven wrap
Hello, my name is Bisi, babywearing consultant (SoB CIC), mother to two cheeky & very special kids (Joy and Joseph). Our 3rd baby has been christened Joy&Joe baby wrap slings! and we loveeee babywearing :)