sophiemarie

Mount Vernon, Washington · 1084 Sales

sophiemarie

Mount Vernon, Washington 1084 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(304)

Announcement   All covers are gift-wrapped and ready to ship in 1-2 business days. Our covers fit most rear-facing car seats; we're happy to answer questions about your model.

By shopping at www.sophiemarie.etsy.com, you are supporting female artisans and small business. Thank you!

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Recent Feedback: "LOVE this carseat cover its PERFECT! And it came way faster then I expected what a wonderful surprise! These ladies should be very proud of their work!"

"Beautifully made. So much better then a store bought one! They were wonderful to work with, and made one just for me in the colors I wanted. It was Perfect!"

"This is the most fabulous baby item ever! I have used it all winter long with my daughter and I get tons of compliments. People stop me in the stores and ask where it's from. It is so easy to use and keeps my princess nice and snuggly warm. I'm holding off moving her to the convertible carseat until spring because this is so much easier than messing with a winter coat."

Announcement

Last updated on Jul 24, 2016

All covers are gift-wrapped and ready to ship in 1-2 business days. Our covers fit most rear-facing car seats; we're happy to answer questions about your model.

By shopping at www.sophiemarie.etsy.com, you are supporting female artisans and small business. Thank you!

~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Recent Feedback: "LOVE this carseat cover its PERFECT! And it came way faster then I expected what a wonderful surprise! These ladies should be very proud of their work!"

"Beautifully made. So much better then a store bought one! They were wonderful to work with, and made one just for me in the colors I wanted. It was Perfect!"

"This is the most fabulous baby item ever! I have used it all winter long with my daughter and I get tons of compliments. People stop me in the stores and ask where it's from. It is so easy to use and keeps my princess nice and snuggly warm. I'm holding off moving her to the convertible carseat until spring because this is so much easier than messing with a winter coat."

Lacie Soler

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5 out of 5 stars
(304)
susantf

susantf on Jan 3, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I bought this for my nephew and niece when they had their first child in 2012. They loved it. So now, the next nephew is having his first baby, and had to buy the cover for them too.

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Updates

Getting pictures of our new designs; check them out and see which is your favorite.
Taking a break from sewing to wrap up orders ... happy November!
Gray and white chevron, now in stock!
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About

Keeping Babies Cozy, One Cover at a Time

Welcome! We are sisters Lacie and Katie, and we are the duo behind Sophie Marie Designs. Our shop began in 2008 as a way to fulfill many hopes at once, allowing us to work at home, flex our creative muscles and spend a little more time together. Our goal from day one has been to produce a high quality product and provide our customers with great customer service.

We created and loved these car seat covers for our own kids. How handy, how practical, how cute! we thought as we toted our little ones around, sheltered from the winter weather. How lovely not to lose another blanket! How nice not to have to worry about the baby being too exposed as we juggled groceries, older siblings, pets, and whatever else life threw our way.

We played around with the concept of our cover, looking to create something simple and functional. After a lot of trial and error, we arrived at a design that combines style and safety. Then the fun began as we shopped around for fleece prints that we wanted to feature in our shop. Every season our selection grows a little more.

Contact us with questions and comments through Etsy or email us at shelteryourbaby [!at] gmail.com - we would love to hear from you!

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Shop members

  • Lacie Soler

    Owner, Creator, Customer Service

  • Katie Wellenbrock

    Owner, Creator, Photographer

Shop policies

Last updated on September 14, 2016
Welcome to Sophie Marie Designs!
Questions? Send us a convo through Etsy or email us at shelteryourbaby [!at] gmail.com.

PRESS:

: Featured in Seattle's Child "New Arrival" magazine, Spring 2014, pg. 23: http://www.journalgraphicsdigitalpublications.com/epubs/bermanllc/SeattlesChildNewArrival2014/#?page=22
: Featured on ParentMap's "Etsy holiday gift guide for 2010:"
http://parentmap.com/holidays/family-fun/holiday-fun/etsy-holiday-gift-guide-for-2010
: Featured on Houghton Happenings:
http://jandshoughton.blogspot.com/2011/02/sophie-marie-carseat-cover-review.html

CUSTOM ORDERS:

We are happy to create a custom order for you in the fabric of your choice! Your custom order costs will include the following:

~ $45.00 for the custom order, which includes a lining fabric in either white, cream or black, and other supplies

~ the cost of the outer fleece of your choice - we can purchase this for you online, in our local fabric store when available, or you can have it sent to us

~ (optional) the cost of a coordinating lining fleece if you'd like a color other than white, cream or black

~ shipping costs, which vary depending on where you live - see lower on page for more about shipping options

Once we have the fleece, we will complete and ship your cover within 2 weeks; contact us for rush order options.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
We accept Etsy Direct Checkout, Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover Card and Etsy Gift Cards.

Washington state residents will be charged a 9.5% sales tax.
Shipping
To the United States:
USPS Priority Mail, with insurance and delivery confirmation.

To Canada:
USPS First Class International Package Services, with insurance and delivery confirmation.

International Orders:
USPS First Class International Package Services, with insurance.

International Customs Fees:
Your country may charge you additional customs fees; these are your responsibility as a buyer. Contact your customs office to learn more.
Refunds and Exchanges
We accept returns and exchanges.

Please make sure that you contact us within 2 weeks of first receiving your order and that your order is in new condition.

We only refund the cost of the merchandise ordered (not the shipping cost). We do not pay for return shipping.

We do not accept returns of custom orders.
Additional policies and FAQs
Q: Can I see my baby while he is protected from the elements?
A: Yes. One of our favorite features is that even as your baby is zipped into his car seat cover, you can still see his face. Unlike canopy-style covers, this allows your baby to stay bundled while also staying visible to you.

Q: Do I need to remove the cover to get my baby in or out of her car seat?
A: No. The zipper allows you to easily get your baby in and out without having to remove the cover from the car seat.

Q: How difficult is it to attach to the car seat, or take it off?
A: Each cover has elastic sewn into the outer edge, making it simple to stretch out around the edge of the car seat.

Q: Will it fit my baby's car seat?
A: Our covers fit most standard-size, rear-facing infant car seats.

Q: How securely will the cover fit my car seat?
A: Unlike a blanket, our cover secures around the edge of the car seat with elastic; it will stay on your baby's car seat as you carry it around, load and unload it into your vehicle, etc. No more blankets lost in the grocery store!

Q: Does the head flap secure down?
A: No. We have purposefully designed our Infant Car Seat Cover with your child's safety in mind, and because of this we do not use velcro, snaps, or any other method to secure the head flap down over the baby's face. The head flap is designed to be briefly laid down, with adult supervision, to protect from incremental weather.

Q: Will my baby get too warm / stay warm enough?
A: Our covers are made of a double layer of standard-thickness fleece. In moderate to cold weather, they work well as a shield from the elements while not overheating the baby. We live in the western half of Washington state, where the weather stays moderate most of the year; we generally use our cover for about 9-10 months out of the year to provide protection from the rain and the chill. For extra warmth when it's really chilly, we can slip a receiving blanket over our babies' feet inside the cover and then zip the cover up around it.

Q: Can I use my cover with the built-in canopy on the car seat?
A: For most car seat models, you can choose to keep the canopy folded down and tucked inside the cover (as shown in most of our photos), or you can unfold the canopy out over the cover.

Q: Can I wash my cover?
A: Yes. Each cover can be washed in the washing machine, although we suggest hand washing in cold water to keep the fleece from pilling and maintain the proper shape. Hang dry.

Q: Will I receive the cover in the picture?
A: The fabric placement of the fleece on your cover may not be identical to the picture on the listing. We take great pains to make sure that each cover's fabric placement is pleasing to the eye - that it is something that we'd want to use for our little ones.