Natural materials to use in DIY Bedding and Mattresses. A Comprehensive List. February 16 2020

We will update this list as we are always learning.   

This list is not in any particular order and we sell many of these fillings but not all.

Please contact us if you have anything to add!

(remember it must be all-natural, nothing manmade or synthetic unless it is an upcycled material.  Air and water are omitted as they need to be encased in a synthetic material for example)

  • Wool Batting
  • Buckwheat Hulls
  • Hemp Hulls (aka) Hemp Sand
  • Natural Latex 
  • Spelt Hulls
  • Millet Hulls
  • Rice Hulls
  • Sphagnum Moss
  • Straw
  • Horsehair
  • Human Hair 
  • Coconut Coir
  • Rubber Infused Seaweed
  • Cotton Batting
  • Kapok
  • Rope
  • Short Hemp Fiber
  • Long Hemp fiber
  • Sea Sponge
  • Luffa
  • Pine Straw (very flammable)
  • Feather (not lived plucked)
  • Upcycled plastic bags
  • Wood (yes, possible, we have been thinking about this one!)
  • Wooly Worms (offcasts from wool blanket industry)
  • Industrial Wool Scrap
  • Wool Felts
  • Onion Skins
  • Layered Blankets
  • Pineapple Coir
  • Dried Banana Leaves
  • Lavender Buds
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