Hello I’m Mary from Deep Sleep!
Based in the Gaeltacht of An Rinn in Co Waterford Deep Sleep was founded in 2017.
I discovered weighted blankets quite by accident . I was minding a little boy who had sensory issues. He loved a heavy weight to be on top of him, often taking our giant Micky Mouse to the trampoline to lie under it. Some days he used to get upset and I didn’t know how to comfort him. Going onto Dr Google I came across weighted blankets for the first time.
I’ve always liked to sew and crochet so I set about sewing one up there and then. Not having weighted pellets handy I used what I had plenty of……aquarium gravel (from the many goldfish that have passed through the hands of my four children). He loved it ! and still does