Wrapsody Vesta Sugar Skulls Baby Wrap
A beautiful chocolate wrap with sugar skulls in red, blue and gray. The Wrapsody Vesta wrap celebrates a life and a family that had a big impact on the teaching and selling of baby carriers. The design was inspired by the family’s cultural celebration of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
This special edition Vesta Wrapsody was designed to raise funds for Vesta Garcia and her family. Vesta was one of the pioneers of the modern babywearing world and helped create the foundation of this woman-dominated industry in comraderie and cooperation rather than competition. When I bought my first wrap in 2004, it was a brand that Vesta had created and owned. When I began teaching and selling wraps myself, Vesta was always willing to offer help. READ ABOUT VESTA
Wrapsody Vesta is made from 100% cotton that is strong, silky-soft, and lightweight. It is made from the perfect material for those who want some stretch without the limitations of a stretchy wrap. The fabric is selected specifically for its strength and comfort. Like all the best baby gear, it is made from fabric that is washable and will not pill or fade with use and washing.
Wrapsody Vesta is sewn and batiked in Bali Indonesia by a small business owned by a single mom.
Wrapsody baby wraps are the perfect choice for a chemical-free, fair-trade wrap in beautiful hand batiked colors and patterns.
Wrapsody Hybrid Baby Wrap
Called a hybrid wrap because it has all the cuddly softness of a stretchy wrap, but with all the support of a woven wrap. This means that Wrapsody Hybrid wraps will not sag as your baby gets bigger, but will continue to hold baby snug against you for unparalleled comfort. It is safe and comfortable in front, back, or hip carries.
Wrapsody Hybrid Vesta will comfortably carry your baby through toddlerhood and up to 35 lbs. It is not just tested for safety to that weight, it is tested by moms for comfort up to that weight!
Wrapsody Hybrid wraps are wide at 30 inches. The stretch to the fabric makes it easy to use and forgiving of sloppy or rushed wrapping. That means it will be comfortable even if you didn’t wrap well!
Has Stretch but NOT a Stretchy Wrap
Wrapsody Hybrid wraps have one directional stretch along the width but not the length of the wrap, unlike so-called “stretchy wraps” like the Moby which stretch in both directions.
Because of this material, Wrapsody Vesta can be pretied so you can easily pop baby in and out of the wrap like a Moby wrap, but it has the strength to support even heavy toddlers and can be used for the same carries used for woven wraps, including back carries.
This gives it a lot more versatility than a stretchy wrap and years of comfortable usefulness. Your baby will not become too heavy to wear comfortably around 6 or 7 months. Instead, you will be happily enjoying the convenience and benefits of wrapping for YEARS!
Wrapsody Vesta Washing Instructions
Wrapsody’s 100% cotton Hybrid carriers can be machine washed and dried. As the carriers are long and can tangle in your machines, it is best to first place the carrier inside a pillowcase or mesh sweater bag before washing. Do not use bleach. Feel free to utilize the soap you would use on any of your baby products, provided the soap does not contain bleach. Generally, a cold or warm wash is ideal. Line dry or dry on medium heat.
Due to the saturation of our beautiful hand-dyed fabrics, the first few times you wash your carrier, it should be washed separate from other items, as unbonded dye may remain in the fibers. Removing any excess dye will not cause your carrier to fade. There are commercially available “color catcher” sheets that you may wish to use in your first wash — to be honest, I cannot find any compelling discussion of the science of these sheets, but many folks swear by them.
You can wash as normal in warm water and check the rinse water until you see it is clear.
Avoid fading the vibrant colors in your hand-dyed wrap. Do not dry it in direct sunlight, or if you do dry in direct sunlight, do not leave it longer than necessary. Additionally, be aware that storing your wrap in sunlight, such as in a sunny spot of your car or in a sunny window, can cause the colors to fade over time.