Nothing beats a good night’s sleep, so it’s important to find a pillow that will support and pamper your neck in just the right way. The all-natural, hypoallergenic buckwheat hulls that have been used in the Orient for centuries to help support the body. The small buckwheat hulls shift inside the case to match the exact contour of your neck and head. The even support means no more cramps or muscle tension.
Natural buckwheat filling is ideal for people allergic to feathers and synthetic materials. Since they’re small and easy to carry, these malleable pillows also make great gifts for friends who travel.
Tools & Materials:
- Soft fabric, such as Egyptian cotton cloth, preshrunk
- Straight pins
- Sewing machine
- Ironing board
- Buckwheat hulls – 4 lbs.
Buckwheat Pillow How-To:
- Measure and cut two 17-by-21-inch rectangles of fabric.
- Pin with right sides together, 1/4 inch from the raw edge of both of the rectangles, all the way around its perimeter. All the way around the pillow leaving a 5” opening on one of the narrower sides. Turn the pillow right side out and press.
- Fill the pillow generously with buckwheat hulls, leaving just enough space for the hulls to move so the pillow is malleable. Whip-stitch the opening to secure the pillow closed. Cover with a pillow case if you like.