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Old 21.01.2019, 09:39
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Weighted Blankets

Hi Gang,


I am constantly looking to improve my sleeping, and have come across 'weighted blankets', which were apparently a hit over Christmas in North America, and still people are raving on how well they work.


Does anyone use them here? any experiences?
Anywhere that sells them in CH? (On the search as we speak). Reviews?


Looking forward to a better sleep
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Old 21.01.2019, 09:46
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Re: Weighted Blankets

I haven´t heard of those for adults, but i know a family that has one for their son, he sleeps a lot better. He likes the weight, seems to give him comfort.

Would also be interested to hear from adults.
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Old 21.01.2019, 10:02
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Re: Weighted Blankets

Considering ordering an adult one from here https://therapiedecken.de/


28 day trial, looking interesting, will keep researching for a while though
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Old 21.01.2019, 11:32
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Re: Weighted Blankets

If it's too much palaver getting one, I would recommend using your favourite duvet/blanket and sew a weighted curtain thread to the perimeter of the duvet. You can buy those in haberdashery sections of coop or at Bau & Hobby. Because it's not all about weights, but tog factor, fabric, size and so on. Weight might be ok, but the duvet itself may be not so comfy.
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Re: Weighted Blankets

How good are you with a sewing machine?

Also, do you own a sewing machine?

They are not so difficult to do. There are some good guides online.

I suffered from high anxiety as a teen and young adult. Having heavy blankets helped me sleep - and they still do, because my mom knows what I love when I come to visit. At the time it wasn't easy to do such a blanket, so I went with 3 "highland" blankets, which are made of very densely packet fur/wool. It served the same purpose and kept me warm in the cold, wet Portuguese winters.
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Old 21.01.2019, 13:44
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Re: Weighted Blankets

I saw somebody selling one recently on a local facebook group, standard double bed size, 200chf (was new) ..

It weighed apparently 10kg so i don't think you could simply sew in some little curtain weights.

I would love to try one!
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