Free Travel & Vacation Articles

Professional Authors - Professional Articles



How to Make Your Own Comfy Travel Pillow


Whether you travel in a car or on a plane or train when you go on a vacation, you always want to try and be as comfortable as you possibly can, especially if you are going somewhere that might be a long distance and you need to sleep while traveling. So it's always a nice idea to have your own travel pillow with you for the trip. Travel pillows are generally a lot smaller than a regular pillow and can be square, U shaped or round and when you buy one they can cost up to $45.00. So why not save yourself a little bit of money and make your own?

First thing you will need to do is to pick out the kind of fabric that you want your pillow to be made out of. You can choose silk, satin, fleece, whatever you like. Fleece however is probably the easiest material to work with and it doesn't fray like some other materials that you might choose. For this project the material will be fleece. You can even take an old fleece shirt and use to make your pillow with cutting down on cost right there.

After you have your material you will need to figure out how big you want it and what shape you want it to be. The normal size of a travel pillow is about 12 inches in height and around 16 inches wide. This is about half as big as your traditional bedroom pillow. If you decide you want a U shaped one you should make a mock one first using some rolled up kitchen towels.

Once you have decided on your size you will need to add about 4 inches to the height and to the length of your pillow. Now, lay out the fabric making sure that it is flat and then carefully cut out the shape that you desire. You will of course need to cut two pieces of the same size. Take the pieces and lay them on top of one another. Make sure the sides that are considered good are out. Now take a ruler and put it 2 inches from the fabrics edge and leave 2 ½ inches on the sides, next you will cut it at 1 inch intervals all around the material this will give you 2 inches of fringe all around the pillow.

Take one corner and tie the fabric together you can do this by twisting the material into a knot. This simple twist allows for the fabric to show it's opposite side. You will tie three sides like this and then you can take the filling you decided upon and stuff it into the pillow. After you have the filling in the pillow you can then tie the fringe on the last side. Make sure that all the fringe pieces are tied securely around the entire pillow.



Comments
Dana Stone commented on 29-Mar-2017 05:24 PM
An insurance policy is only as good as the company that backs it.


Post a Comment




Captcha Image






BLOG TAG CLOUD
dealer kickbacks descending breakfast in bed relaxing vacation seattle tourism center travel safely osterias budget travel daily life large family gathering travel research budget peak hour traveler timeshare meetings bus walking shoes excitement home electrical adapter roses mexican holiday safety fold group discounts Thanksgiving sunscreen casual shoes entrance fee ID dress underwear special day common scams disney vacation family disabilities kitchenette health travelling civil war tops family gathering Tate Modern deal tourists cruise line casual train attendant campground free weekend sunburn plane passport portable hard rock cafe average price TV food relaxing weekend dog friendly terrorism clothes meet people tourist cell phone ski classes riding horses successful trip outdoor romantic photo holiday package luggage Pakistan fun travel etiquette independents skirts bike lock north california restaurant ironing activities enjoy disney headaches Priceline good planning resort restaurant successful vacation anniversary ideas DVD swindlers mexican news rentals chocolate machu picchu ship vacation gum summer months holiday. insurance vacations good health valuable items application hot dog traveller retreat area perfect relaxing weekend travel bag accomodation River Thames non-stop flight construction standards Italy church administration Travelzoo St Paul's Cathedral casino personal items weather family holiday break the bank hassles Chamber of Commerce kayak.com las vegas package tour alaska family friendly gas mileage friends US Embassy licence plates fire exit disney vacation club website spirits whole church ghosts boss travel have fun marketplace romp police officer good book Tat Britain Museum alphabet game halloween parking costs mountain trips third world travel pillow rules fishing vacation home ocean suitcase shops security United States do not disturb successful retreat best rates perfect travel itinerary local train travel disney Middle East Hurricane Katrina entertainment plane trip Christmas group friends basketball debit cards save money accommodation winter skin rental car travel plans train take pictures medical flights Garden District Nassau amenities museums flying transportation holiday with dog movies unique vacation business trip lodging warnings seniors Paradise Island valentines day yawning teens visas check in packing clothes cycling tour disney world stressful sidestep.com next planned vacation packing reservations combination locks credit cards overseas vacation train trip ticket low prices luxury swimming underwater adventure zipcode meals nose passages love Queen Mary's Rose Garden adventure baby fall asleep vacation tips relax at home great family holiday money raincoat games agreements festival bags candy travel to mexico keys registration bus trip Underground biking holiday drawing attention New England jazz better pack tower of london New Orleans planned vacation Saint John Bayou valuables voodoo dress shoes trip tips hot tub different historical societies arrival California vehicle electric items planner leaving the country migrate free shuttles tours Oxford Street family trip churches travel itinerary tight budget planning research craft save your life coach organizing a trip vacation planning equalize pressure amusement park gypsies inclement weather drinking disaster lockers chewing travel agent responsibility stream cruises online research rain travel iron comfy travel pillow newborn children earned time off camcorder pants South Bank movie night events shuttle service youth oriented events bosses ristorantis rain storm beautiful caribbean cruise trusted credentials travelling gear car flight car seat road trip beach vacation be prepared take time holiday ideas bus tour jewelry vacation fishing trip iphone disney parks cruise ship vacation company theft traveler's checks crime portland oregon cheaper umbrella Camden Market cash attractions mountain climbing cab scams business people trust vacation advice hotels clothing plastic bags recreational vehicle tickets travel tips enjoy vacation pickpockets earned time country ashland ice skating Bunhill Fields the bahamas public transportation system diet issues language jet lag medicine seize the moment emergency shore excursion Atlantis Resort good research travel group good plan tank of gas grad night sleeper car incredible sights yellowstone river souvenirs vacation by car Westminster Abbey road trip bingo weekend getaway fleece pillow cheap vacation disneyland vacation ideas florida travel planning shakespeare family members real estate laws expensive travel light things to do camera travelling with children spa Expedia meal American camp stove peak season regulations tourist scam dog camping area family insurance package trip planner trip game property planning a trip cruise ship last minute vacation idea off season artwork happy hour overseas travel advice scavenger hunt miniature golf weekend hiking Travelocity travel tip wake up service government trattorias fancy hotel. national park donate leave home holiday advice laundry detergent travel insurance hawaii superstar enjoyable trip historic old town alcohol car trip safety chain historical site ear pain affordable room St James Park travel pillows Class C packages airport affordable boarding liability holiday tips car size bike repair different country internet search equipment snacks destination white water rafting deadbolt beach town fees medications newborn baby Buckingham Palace car rental expensive meals shoes plan ahead cheap holiday mountains populated cities planning ahead yosemite planning your trip Madame Lalauries Mansion action VPN quality time peak travel times departure trip cappuccino bar music guidebooks fall foliage chicago london travel size Hollywood shorts travelling with pets Asia climbing ascending early boarding home holiday itinery family vacation cemetary museum bathroom shoreline wrinkles electric power strip europe rv ATM group games plane travel cruise spring break itinerary short journeys markets blazer Bahamas smokey mountains Cafe Du Monde emergency money holiday trip plan drugs enjoy disney world short trip travel budget holiday overhead compartment zipper bag credit card fishing trip dresses festivals business travel itinerary recreation tourist attractions hotel camping relax travel company birth certificate relaxing weekend getaway individual hotel rooms kayaking



Copyright 2016 - Free Info Site Enterprises
Privacy Policy  |  Copyright Policy  |  Website Use Policy  |  Non Endorsement Policy  |  Contact Us  

Travel Blogs
Travel