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In the old days Moroccans left the filling of the pouf to the maker. He filled the pouf with natural wool (sometimes mixed with straw) and sewed it permanently.
Nowadays every leather pouf has a zipper to easily fill the pouf yourself.
We share with you all tips & tricks about filling an ottoman so that your pouf is as beautiful, round and firmly padded as the traditional poufs of the old days.
In principle, a pouf can be filled with everything. Each type of filling has its characteristics. The choice of filling is personal and depends on your preferences.
We share our 4 best ways and their properties:
Natural wool is very expensive nowadays. But if you can get it easily or if you have a sheep yourself, we recommend filling the pouf in the traditional way. Fill the pouf with wool and possibly supplemented with straw in the heart of the pouf. Fill the pouf well so that the pouf is firmly rounded.
We fill our filled poufs with polyether flakes (250L). This is a shredded residual material of custom-cut blocks of polyether foam.
The Moroccans today fill their footstool with (clean) textile surpluses, such as clothes, sheets, bath linen etc that are no longer usable. Fill the pouf as evenly as possible, paying particular attention to the sides, so that a nice round shape is obtained.
The footstool can be filled with pillows, sleeping bags, duvets. Fill the pouf as evenly as possible, paying particular attention to the sides, so that a nice round shape is obtained.
First of all, we want to point out the mistake that is often made when filling the ottoman:
People usually do not fill their poufs enough!
The secret of a nicely shaped, sturdy pouf is to fill up the pouf enough.
Fill your pouf step by step:
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