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Thread: Need advice on combining two feather pillows

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    Senior Member Bubblegum0077's Avatar
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    Two of my feather pillows are losing their fluff so I want to combine all the feathers in one case. Does anyone have advice on how to do this in the LEAST messiest way? I am making a new sealed case and using the old as a liner avoiding leaking feathers when I change the fancy pillow case. I think I will use a mask so I don't get any up my nose. I've never done this before so I hope I don't regret breaking the seal. LOL

    Thanks.

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    I would do it outside for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sadiemae
    I would do it outside for sure.
    When the wind is not blowing:-)

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    Have you tried washing the pillows? I've successfully washed them in the past and it does restore fluffiness. Juts make certain there are no holes in the case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mytwopals
    Have you tried washing the pillows? I've successfully washed them in the past and it does restore fluffiness. Juts make certain there are no holes in the case.
    I agree with mytwopals, if you want to make one pillow open one end on each pillow put one opening into the other and slowly shake the feathers in. I did that when my son was little and he loved it when he went out on his own he left it and my grandson fell in love with it the last I knew he still had it

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    i made a cardboard tube approx 6 inches in diameter and opened only 6 inches in each pillow feathers slipped easily from one to the other ---i washed both first and wore a mask work inside over the bath

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    I did this a few years ago. I don't remember exactly how I did it, but it was messy. I did do it outside and the neighbors must have thought I was crazy. They came to ask WHAT I was doing! LOL!

    One thing I can give a hint on- don't overstuff your "new" pillow. I did and it hurts my neck to lay on it now.

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    outside - just cut off one end of the old pillow tick and slip it into the new one, shake gently. last time i did this i had a kitten chewing on my toe and i couldn't turn loose to shoo it away. lol

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    I hope this works for you. Those feathers can go everywhere.

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    I have done it before. The first thing I would do is wash the pillows. Then while they are still wet, take them outside and transfer the feathers to the new casing. Sew it closed and dry. A lot less mess this way! :D

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