MissGigotine

Baby carriers -- www.missgigotine.com

Blainville, Quebec | 430 Sales

MissGigotine

Baby carriers -- www.missgigotine.com

Blainville, Quebec 430 Sales On Etsy since 2015

5 out of 5 stars (96)

Announcement   Miss Gigotine specializes in dyeing and sewing wraps, ring slings, meh dai and other baby carriers. We also do wrap conversions!

***You can pick up your order at the Blainville workshop. Enter the code PICKUP to deduct the shipping cost and I will contact you for an appointment :) ***

Announcement

Last updated on 15 May, 2017

Miss Gigotine specializes in dyeing and sewing wraps, ring slings, meh dai and other baby carriers. We also do wrap conversions!

***You can pick up your order at the Blainville workshop. Enter the code PICKUP to deduct the shipping cost and I will contact you for an appointment :) ***

Maman Gigotine

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About

The meeting of two passions.

I always loved to create, craft was part of my life since childhood. My passion for sewing appeared in adolescence. I sewed for myself and others... clothing for children or adults, costumes, corsets, cloth diapers, stuffed animals and even a wedding dress! Many people encouraged me to start my own business, but the enthusiasm was not on my side ...

After becoming a mother, this long-standing passion for sewing was fused to a whole new love: babywearing. The wraps, their different weaving, colors and textures make me alive! I had found THE area that would allow me to transmit my passion for babywearing while creating beautiful and useful objects.

The name of the store has established itself: Miss Gigotine, my daughter's nickname! This adorable child, colorful and lively, inspires me to create unique baby carriers.

Shop members

  • Mommy Gigotine

    Owner

    Mother of Miss Gigotine, my #1 job is to take care of her and HER house. I also create baby carriers that resemble her: unique and colorful!

  • Miss Gigotine

    Assistant

    Miss "helps" with creation by tangling threads and stealing pink or purple wrap fabric (to create her own stash, I guess...). I'll let you know when she starts working on carriers (on her wooden sewing machine, of course!).

  • Daddy Gigotine

    Assistant

    Daddy is the one in charge of lifting heavy stuff and nailing wooden things, when necessary. He also helps to make babywearing mirrors and add snaps, but we won't say that publicly... It's not manly enough ;)

Production partners

  • Colimaçon & Cie

    France

    Les porte-bébés sont confectionnés en France. Je suis distributrice des produits unis au Canada.

  • Illustrations Lémur

    Lotbinière, QC

    Émilie a créé le design et s'occupe de la production du produit fini.

Shop policies

Last updated on 12 December, 2018
Welcome to Miss Gigotine!

I love original baby carriers and challenges so feel free to contact me for a special request :)

You can also visit us on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MissGigotine

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Other Method
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
I do my best to describe my items in detail, clearly stating measurements and material used so PLEASE, always read the description carefully!

Do not hesitate to send a convo for any question you might have because I do not offer refunds and the possibility of exchange is at my discretion.


However, if you are not satisfied with your purchase, contact me and we'll see if something could be done to make you smile again. ;)
Shipping
Please note that I can sell ONLY in Canada at the moment. Thank you for your understanding.

.** PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR SHIPPING ADDRESS IS ACCURATE ON ETSY AND PAYPAL. THANK YOU***

All baby carriers will be sent via Purolator OR Canada Post, with a tracking number.

You can pick up your order at the Blainville workshop. Enter the code PICKUP to deduct the shipping cost and I will contact you for an appointment :)

More information

Last updated on 12 Dec, 2018
Frequently asked questions
Ring Sling Shoulder styles

- Pleated: Pleats are sewn to keep the fabric from spreading at the shoulder.

- Gathered: The fabric is sewn across the entire wrap width. The wearer can spread it to his/her liking.

- Hybrid: My own hybrid version has pleats on each side (usually 6 pleats total). The middle is more or less gathered (I do what is best for the wrap pattern/weight).

What is the difference between weaving types?

-Plain weave: This is the simplest weave. The weft thread passes alternately above and below a warp thread. Common examples : Canvas and bed linens.

-Twill weave: The weft thread passes below a warp yarn, then over several others by shifting each pass. This creates oblique lines on one or both sides of the fabric. Example: Denim.
The BROKEN TWILL, for its part, is a very malleable weaving. It stretches the same way in both diagonals. It is therefore ideal for babywearing, giving unmatched draping capabilities.

-Jacquard : The Jacquard loom is used to create complex patterns, using several colors.