A pillow in the shape of a roller provides complete relaxation of the shoulder muscles during sleep. This is due to the uniform distribution of body weight. Orthopedic pillow-roller when putting it under the head helps to improve blood circulation in the hands and neck, reduce headaches, normalizes sleep. This item is very well used by people whose work is associated with a sedentary lifestyle. It is also good to put a roller under the neck or lower back for a comfortable body position. When swelling or cramps in the legs, it is desirable that the pillow-cushion for the bed was under the knees, which prevents varicose veins.
Insomnia, pain in the neck and head may well arise from the wrong pillow. Lush cushions have a negative impact on the condition of the upper spine, so a long, hard cushion-roller should replace the classic cushion. Only she will not allow the deflection of the thoracic spine, supporting the neck.
The decorative pillow roller is used in any room of the house, in that place where there is a sofa. Product configurations can have the most diverse: straight cylindrical, "bone", "horseshoe" and many other species.
Sofa cushions are not only used for laying under the upper spine, lower back or head. The product can be used as a stand under the elbows or legs. The scope of decorative pillows-rollers depends on the imagination of their owner. Cushion-cushion-roller should certainly be combined in color with the color of the sofa.
Manufacturers have turned the pillow-roller in the present therapeutic agent. A pillow roll cushion can have many different fillings. The most common filler is buckwheat husk, an inexpensive and environmentally friendly material. In addition, a pillow-cushion for sleep can be filled with polyurethane foam, latex and many other materials. Increasingly, you can find products with memory effect, able to adapt to the contours of the body and provide additional support for the back. Women are happy to use pillows-rollers for the neck with a cooling effect, which, according to the manufacturers, prolong youth.
Since the orthopedic pillow-roller is intended for rest on the side, the height of the roller should correspond to the distance from the beginning of the neck to the end of the shoulder. Other factors influence the comfortable position of the body during sleep:
- cushion filler;
- hardness and other characteristics of the mattress;
- body weight;
- favorite position in a dream.
It is best when choosing to lie on a pillow-cushion, as the elasticity and volume of the product for each person are individual. If in the supine position came complete relaxation of the neck and shoulders, then the pillow fits perfectly. It should be borne in mind that the pillow-neck neck should not be forced under the weight of a person. As a result of a well-chosen cushion-roller, a person wakes up with a pleasant feeling of lightness throughout his body and in a good mood.
The use of a pillow in the form of a roller for children is of great importance. She realizes the possibility of a small child to sleep on the side and plays the role of support for the weak muscles of the baby. Funny children's pillows are made in the form of various animal shapes: cats, dogs, tiger cubs. They are pleasant to the touch and have colorful bright colors.
The pillow roller does not demand special leaving. Removable cover should be washed from time to time by hand or on a washing machine. It is recommended to dry a pillow in the form of a roller in a ventilated room, away from hot batteries and avoiding exposure to the sun. You should not resort to dry cleaning, so that chemicals do not soak the filler of the product and do not cause allergies.
How to sew a pillow-roller?
On how to make a pillow-roller yourself, on the Internet you can see a lot of master classes with step by step instructions. Making a pillow-roller with your own hands is quite easy. Cut out the details, sew a pillowcase, fill with filler, add buttons and laces. The manufacturing process requires:
- foam roller;
- batting and thin material of rare weaving for covering foam rubber;
- fabric for pillowcases;
- thread, suitable for color;
- two large buttons or tassels;
- lace for edging;
- zip fastener;
- sewing machine.
All the necessary accessories can be purchased in specialized stores that sell fabrics and various accessories.
Particular attention should be paid to the choice of fabric from which the pillow is sewn. Usually velor, tapestry, satin and other materials are used for this purpose. Color is chosen to your taste, taking into account the interior space. The sides of the pillow-roller are decorated with details that can be combined in color or, on the contrary, be contrasted.
There are several ways to sew a pillow-roller. The most common is the manufacture of three parts: the main element in the form of a rectangle and two side parts. To make the pillowcase perfectly fit the pillow, it is necessary to take measurements very carefully.
In addition to solid foam rubber pillow under the head can be made of soft batting. To do this, the material is rolled up to the desired diameter and wrapped tightly with gauze or other material with sparse weaving.
An interesting variant of the pillowcase for the pillow-cushion is a “candy” pillowcase. A large cloth of rectangular shape wraps around the foam, the sides are tightened with ribbons and the pillow becomes like a big candy.
It is not bad to make a decorative pillow-cushion for any purpose with children. The fantasy of children is limitless, and they will certainly bring unusual ideas into the design of such a necessary subject for the house.