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How to make a washable weighted blanket for kids
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When we started making weighted blankets we noticed that they were pretty cumbersome to wash. The weight alone was enough to break the washer and dry cleaners wouldn't even try to launder them. This led us to believe there has to be more functional solution! I designed the duvet style weighted blankets with families in mind. Two things that make our blankets unique: 1) the duvet cover is so easy to wash! and 2) you are not committed to one print or color. (Surely your child will outgrow the dinosaur print and want something more sophisticated) ! The following is an...
How to make a weighted blanket
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Before you get started with the construction of your weighted blanket, here a few things to consider:
How to wash a weighted blanket
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Our weighted blankets were designed for multiple washings! The removable cover is less stress on your washing machine and makes clean ups no big deal ;) The weighted insert is securely fastened to the removable cover with 6 ties and 4 button closures. These help in keeping the weight evenly distributed. To wash your weighted blanket, simply unbutton the top buttons and release the fabric ties located at the top, bottom and sides of the blanket. Both insert and cover can be machine washed in cold water, on gentle cycle. Do not use fabric softener as it will ruin the soft minky...