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inishindie
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:42 am    Post subject: Cushion filler needed Reply with quote

Hi

I am making some cushions and want to fill them with natural materials. They need to be quite firm so I was trying to source products such as Flax husks, Buckwheat, Kapok or some other natural product left over from the food industry. I think maybe the more local the better.

Would anyone be able to point me in the right direction please?

Cheers

Ian

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How about some of that insulation made form sheep's wool ? Just a thought !
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:48 pm    Post subject: ta Reply with quote

Hi
I got a large sample delivery of sheep's wool insulation...It's perfect for flatter softer cushions, so I am having a go with that for a few. Thanks for the idea.

I would still like to know if anyone can tell me where to get the other natural stuff. I might even consider recycled plastic beads or similar too.


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