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Pillow with cool or hot Pack Pocket

Pain is no fun and having a seat belt pressing on a sore body part is even less fun. I have been there and that is why I make these pillows soft and fluffy!

My new designed Pillows are about 3″s deep of soft poly-fill fluff. I fill them with just the right amount of fluff to make them protect your ouch and soft enough to cushion you from the presser of the belt. Making the perfect Ouch-less pillow to wear during any time you are in the car.

This pillow can be used for someone that has gone or going through a hysterectomy, c-section, breast cancer, heart surgery, menopause, G-tube, pregnancy etc as well as a cool pillow to sleep on in the car!

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This pillow has a 6″ pocket for adding a cool/hot pack. Add a cool pack into the pocket for comfort, following your doctor’s order and the cool pack instruction on usage. Abdominal pillow size is  7″ wide x 13” long about x 3.5 deep without pack.DSC04810

Top view of pillow, it is closed more while wearing. DSC04811

This pillow has 3 Hook N Loop tape closures to wrap around the seat belt. or regular belt/scarf and wear it around the house.DSC04805

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There are 2 snaps on the top of the pocket to hold the pack in, but with some packs you can add and remove without opening the snaps.DSC04816

^^^Cool/hot pack nor belts are not included. Cool pack shown was bought at your my local store. You also use a cool/hot rice pack! DSC04815

More new fabrics coming soon! I do custom orders as well, I have a large fabric store near me so finding new fabric is fun for me!

Would you like one of these great pillows for yourself or a loved one then check them out at my Etsy store

Check out my store at Etsy.com/shop/LouisesSewingBasket

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Now offering three different sizes!!

 

Now offering three different sizes!! Port pillow, Heart pillow, Abdominal Pillow:

To help ease the discomfort of the seat belt rubbing on your medical device!

Port pillows (3” x 6”), Comfort pillow (10” x 7”) and Abdominal pillow (7” x 13”) are placed over your ouch to keep presser of your ouch / device.

If you have a medical device (CHEMO PORT, PACEMAKER, OTHER) and are looking to buy an Ouch-less Pillow to help ease your discomfort while in a vehicle then please check out my shop on Etsy! You can find me at:  Louise’s Sewing Basket

How to use:
Wrap the hook and loop tape around your upper seat belt with the Ouch-less pillow against your chest. The hook & loop tape snugs around the seat belt. Loosen the grip if you need it to slide with your movement or snug it up to hold its spot. If it moves around too much, try a piece of drawer liner between the seat belt and hook & loop tape. If the hook & loop tape is too long you can trim it down with scissors.

Ouch-less pillows (Seat belt pillows) are designed to give you comfort while riding in a auto. Place the pillow where you need it so it can cushion your ouch from the seat belt.

Material:
Port pillow is made with 100% cotton fabric, poly-fil and hook & loop tape.
Heart pillow is made of 100% cotton fabric, poly-fil and have 2 hook N Loops
Abdominal pillow is made of 100% cotton fabric, poly-fil and have 3 hook N Loops

Machine washable
Close the hook & loop tape before washing; Wash on gentle; to help keep fuzz and lint out of the hook & loop tape, place into a washing bag/pillow case and close before washing and drying.
Washing and drying will re-fluff the pillow.

Size:
Approximate size port pillow 6” x 3”
Approximate size Heart pillow 5.5″ wide x 8”long
Approximate size Abdominal pillow 7″ wide x 13”long

Made in a Pet and smoke free home.

It is NOT a safety device and will not provide protection (only comfort).
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Porta Pillows in 6 new fabrics

I have just updated my store with 4 new fabric’s for my porta pillows!

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Pink N Purple

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Roses

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Paris

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Anchors

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Black paw prints

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Rainbow Paw Prints

I have over 60 different fabric to choose from. Can’t find what you are looking for I will see if I can find a fabric in the color or theme you would like. I live next to two great fabric stores with a large verity of fabrics!!

 

This is a mighty little Ouch-less pillow, it helps ease your ouch!

How it works:
The raised design of the pillow takes the pressure of the seat belt off your port or pacemaker which helps ease your ouch. Wear it where you need it the most; over the port/pacemaker or on the port/pacemaker. It depends on how your seat belt fits you.

Who can use:
Anyone can use this port pillow that uses a normal auto seat belt.

How to use it:
Wrap the hook and loop tape around your upper seat belt with The Ouch-less pillow against your chest. The hook & loop tape snugs around the seat belt. Loosen the grip if you need it to slide with your movement or snug it up to hold its spot. If it moves around too much, try a piece of drawer liner between the seat belt and hook & loop tape. If the hook & loop tape is too long you can trim it down with scissors.

Options:
Hook and loop tape can be closed on either side of The Ouch-less pillow.
They work great even if you don’t have a port by keeping the seat belt off your shoulder bone!
This is not a safety device and will not provide protection (only comfort).

Material:
This pillow is made with 100% cotton fabric, poly-fil and hook & loop tape.
I can make them in any fabric color or size you need or would like just email me and let me know.

Machine washable:
Close the hook & loop tape before washing; Wash on gentle; to help keep fuzz and lint out of the hook & loop tape, place into a washing bag/pillow case and close before washing and drying.
Washing will fluff the stuffing!

Size:
Approximate size 6” x 3” I can make them bigger or smaller if needed.

Stop by my shop and check out the other items I offer!

Louise

2 new sizes of my Ouch-less Pillows!

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You can find them here!

I have been asked for larger and longer pillows ( 7′ x 13′) add comfort for one’s Abdominal or across the chest! The abdominal pillow has three Hook N Loops to hold it in place.

The other new sizes is the chest pillow that is 5.5″ x 8″ offers more coverage on your port or pacemaker. It can also be used on the chest for heart surgery comfort.

I have a few sewn up and making more as time allows. If you would like on of the new sizes in a fabric you don’t see it in ask.

If you find a port pillow that you like the fabric and would like it in one of the new sizes please ask, most of the fabric I have more of, but there are a few that what you see is all I have.

Comfort pillows

 

The Comfort pillow:
The comfort pillow can be used 9 different ways to bring you comfort.
1. Placed under your arm to ease the presser off your sore area from surgery.
2. Placed on chest between you and the seat belt.
3. Arm rest pillow, place under forearm, comfort from hard surfaces.
4. Breast support pillow, place under your breast when they are tender.
5. Between the breast.
6. Knee pillow, place between the knees while sleeping.
7. Lower Back pillow, place in the small of your back to aid back support.
8. Neck pillow, place at the back of the neck while resting.
9. IV tubes support, place under tubes to keep the weight off your body.
I am sure there are many more ways one can use a cute comfort pillow!

This is my newest collection of pillows that I have just add!

You can find this one print and 9 other comfort pillows prints in my Etsy store Louise’s Sewing Basket! Can’t find the print you are looking for ask and I will see if I can find it.

Port Pillows, Pacemaker pillows by the bushel

These are one batch of port pillows that I just made yesterday 1/9/17.

 

I love the fact that I can bring comfort to so many hurting people through my sewing.

One thing I have noticed, is that when I do a google search for port pillow most of the information out there is about groups making them for a one time give away, or a few times a year….but what about the person that needs one and there is no group giving them way in their area….yes they are easy to make if you know how to sew and have a sewing machine.

You can also get them free, but you don’t get to pick what you are getting…..

I offer port pillows at my Etsy store, Louise’s Sewing Basket because I like to have control over what I  give and use. I believe others want that same opportunity.

I have many more choices to choose from and I also do custom orders.

They are 6″ x 3″ and on request I can make them larger!

What are port Pillows?

These are mighty little Ouch-less pillow, it helps ease your ouch!

How it works:
The raised design of the pillow takes the pressure of the seat belt off your port or pacemaker which helps ease your ouch. Wear it where you need it the most; over the port/pacemaker or on the port/pacemaker. It depends on how your seat belt fits you.

Who can use:
Anyone can use this port pillow that uses a normal auto seat belt.

How to use it:
Wrap the hook and loop tape around your upper seat belt with The Ouch-less pillow against your chest. The hook & loop tape snugs around the seat belt. Loosen the grip if you need it to slide with your movement or snug it up to hold its spot. If it moves around too much, try a piece of drawer liner between the seat belt and hook & loop tape. If the hook & loop tape is too long you can trim it down with scissors.

Options:
Hook and loop tape can be closed on either side of The Ouch-less pillow.
They work great even if you don’t have a port by keeping the seat belt off your shoulder bone!
This is not a safety device and will not provide protection (only comfort).

Material:
This pillow is made with 100% cotton fabric, poly-fil and hook & loop tape.
I can make them in any fabric color or size you need or would like just email me and let me know.

Machine washable:
Close the hook & loop tape before washing; Wash on gentle; to help keep fuzz and lint out of the hook & loop tape, place into a washing bag/pillow case and close before washing and drying.
Washing will fluff the stuffing!

Size:
Approximate size 6” x 3” I can make them bigger or smaller if needed.

They are also soft and cute!!!