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This is a soft blanket with even weight distribution and it's not bulky at all. But.....there were at least four places where the stitching was broken. I've noted them with masking tape and am sending it back defective. In a 15 lb blanket, I'd rather have strong thread than soft cotton. It was intended as a Christmas gift, and for $200, I'd expect the stitching to be stronger than the stitching in my $75 blanket. Otherwise, it's lovely.
The second line of the description proudly states: "We are an American company... "...buuuut the label says "Made in China." This is disingenuous at best, deceptive at worst. There are plenty of companies that do this, but it doesn't make it any less distasteful. This time I got caught by it. I was looking at a handful of these blankets from different companies, and supporting a more local product made the difference for me (it sure wasn't price).
The blanket seems fine so far. Not the softest material, but seems pretty sturdy. Just wondering which of their other claims I need to read the fine print on?
One of the product information highlights is the small glass beads that allow for more even weight distribution. The weight is, indeed, very well balanced. Unfortunately, after just one use, I had these tiny beads on the floor around my bed, and worse, in my bed, which feels like grit. I bought a cover for the weighted blanket to contain the leaking beads, but it the four corner ties are no match for the weight of the blanket -- it turns into a heavy blob pretty quickly. And when you take the cover off to wash more beads spill out.
Beautiful quality, just love it for its beauty, love the company and it is so soft. My husband likes to be very hot and this works Terrific for him and he is sleeping better too. I find it very hot, so I end up putting it in between us, so I can get some sleep. For us it will be used in the winter only.
I didn’t realize this blanket would look like the inside of a duvet. Looks very unfinished and like it needs to be in a cover. For the high price, I thought I was getting something that was a pretty/finished looking white fabric. I don’t think the heavy blanket would lay nicely in a duvet cover, as it tends to slide around in a heap.
It was too heavy and we couldn’t return it because the shipping costs were crazy (like $80+)
If you are SURE this is the item you want, than go for it. It is a nice quality blanket, made of nice material and looks good. But if you have any hesitation, maybe look for something with free returns.
Pros; It shipped fast with Amazon. Its breathable and not hot for the summer If you enjoy a slight weight on your body , this is for you.
Cons; For a pregnant person like myself, i found the weight uncomfortable in the 15lbs blanket The blanket is marketed to fit a queen size bed but it really only covers one person because it is not size of a typical queen comforter. You would have to buy a special duvet cover from Baloo for this because the standar queen duvet is too large