How-To & Care Instructions

Using Your Basket 

Each of our baskets are handwoven from Elephant grass. At the end of the weaving process, the ends of the grass,  which stick out from each side,  are trimmed. Small pieces of the grass may stick out. Especially where the handles are attached. These can be trimmed easily with scissors. 

If being used on a daily basis, we suggest using the basket with a liner or Muslin Blankets. Muslin is breathable and can be draped over the basket. Liners are sold on our site as well on other shops on Etsy that make custom liners for baskets. Please make sure that the liners are made to fit the measurements of your basket, we can not guarantee safe sizing on liners other than those on our site. 

 

Please see safety instructions below. 

Washing your Organic Pad

Our Organic Kapok pad is best used with a waterproof pad and sheet. This way, only spot cleaning is necessary. It is not recommended, but If you feel you have to wash your pad with the kapok in it, you need to spin dry it really fast, and then tumble dry it extremely well, and even better add something in the dryer to give it a really good pummel. Make sure the kapok is completely dry (it could take awhile).

Reshaping Your Basket

Elephant grass becomes soft when wet. This makes it easy to shape the baskets in case it becomes misshapen in the shipping process. Below we have taken a misshaped basket to show you just how easy it is! Please note that the basket displayed is unfinished and does not have handles.  

 

Oh No! My basket has lost its shape!

Not to worry! Simply run the basket under room temperature or cold water for a few minutes. Once the water enters the grass, let the excess water drain off. The basket has now become softer and malleable. Use your hands to shape the basket back to its ideal shape.

Once you have shaped the basket, place it out to dry. Ideally, it can be placed on the porch (away from sunlight) or under a fan. Please make sure it is fully dried before use or storage.  Please trim any grass that may stick out after the wash. 

 

To maintain the quality of the basket, do not leave the basket in the sun for long periods of time. Do not use harsh agents to wash the basket. After weaving, the baskets are steam cleaned, shaped, and cured before shipment. If you would like to clean the basket again, you can run it under water as instructed above or use a rag to wipe it down. We can not guarantee that soap or spray cleaners will not damage the basket or be hazardous to the baby. 

 

DESIGN DUA

MOSES BASKET SAFETY AND ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS

READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE

ADULT ASSEMBLY REQUIRED

This manual is part of the product and must be saved for future reference

 

MODEL NUMBERS*:

BILIA BASSINET: NAP & PACK

DD10001 - DD90001 NP10001 - NP90001

 

Production Dates:

3/1/2016 – 12/1/2017

 

Design Dua Company Ltd, Po Box AN 8463, Accra North, Ghana

Web: www.designdua.com

Phone: +233 50 412 6338

 

MOSES BASKETS INSTRUCTIONS- WARNING

-FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE WARNINGS AND THE INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH

DO NOT LIFT, MOVE, OR CARRY the basket with your baby inside of it. FALL HAZARD: Child’s movement can slide carrier. NEVER place carrier near edges of counter tops, tables, or other elevated surfaces. • Basket should always be placed on a firm, flat surface. It should never be placed near stairs. To help prevent falls, do not use this product when infant begins to push up on hands and knees OR has reached manufacturer’s recommended weight, whichever comes first. For use until your baby is 15 Ibs. (7.3 kg), OR when Baby can push up, roll over, or crawl – whichever limit comes first NEVER LEAVE CHILD UNNATENDED. SUFFOCATION HAZARD – Infant carrier can roll over on soft surfaces and suffocate. NEVER place carrier beds, sofas, or other soft surfaces. NEVER add a mattress, pillow, comforter, or padding. Use ONLY the pad and/or bedding provided by the manufacturer. If a sheet is used with a pad, use only the one provided with the basket or one from Design Dua Co. or one that is specifically designed to fit the dimension of the mattress provided. Only a fitted sheet, mattress pad and/or waterproof pad should be used under baby. Use ONLY a fabric liner designed for your specific basket dimensions. • TO REDUCE THE RISK OF SIDS: pediatricians recommend that healthy infants be placed on the backs to sleep, unless otherwise advised by your physician. •NEVER use plastic bags inside the basket such as to cover the mattress. • DO NOT allow other children or pets to climb or lean into/onto the basket when your infant is inside. •DO NOT attach or place toys with strings in or around the basket. Strings can cause strangulation or choking. • Keep basket away from stoves, heaters, camp fires/flames, fireplaces, stairs, open windows, window blinds, running or standing water, and any other hazard which could cause injury to your baby. • Infant carriers not intended for use as infant restraint devices in motor vehicles. NEVER use this carrier as a means to transport an infant in a motor vehicle. •REVIEW AND RETAIN MANUAL THAT CAME WITH THE PRODUCT. IF REPLACEMENT MANUAL IS NEEDED, CONTACT DESIGN DUA Co.



PARTS INCLUDED:

  1. Moses Basket
  1. Foam Mattress Pad

 

DO NOT use this Moses Basket if it is damaged or broken. If desired, launder the liner and sheet before use. Follow the Care Instructions below.

Inspect the basket and make sure all grass is trimmed. This is a natural product, Please use scissors if any grass is sticking out. Make sure to trim any grass before use with the baby. This can be done with normal scissors. Due to friction at the base of the handles, grass may stick out over time. This can be trimmed without damaging the basket. Put the Mattress Pad making sure all edges of the sheet wrap around the sides to the underside of the pad. Loose bedding can pose a danger to your baby. Place Mattress Pad into the basket and push it down firmly around the edges to make sure it’s properly fitted. Liners sold on DesignDua.com should be used if the item is used for daily naps. We can only guarantee that liners purchased on Designdua.com will fit your basket.  DO NOT ADD extra blankets or toys to the basket this may cause suffocation.