The question we get asked most often is, “how do I fill my Moroccan Pouf?”
We’re going to share our tips to make your pouf round, plump and beautiful. Before we share these tips with you, let me tell you what the most common mistake is… People just don’t fill up their poufs enough!
For those of you who dread filling up a pouf, don’t worry, there’s a zipper at the bottom of the pouf which makes it easy to fill. Shipping a pouf with filling would increase shipping costs considerably, so in order to maintain our prices we prefer to guide you through the process to make your experience easier.
It’s best to fill your Moroccan pouf with unused clothing and textiles you can find around your home. This is the best, most eco and sustainable method that requires you to do a little decluttering in your closet and around the home.
Items you could use:
- Old jeans you’re no longer wearing
- Old clothing
- Pillows you’re no longer using
- Bath towels you’re no longer using
- An old duvet you don’t know what to do with
- Old sleeping bags, sheets
- Old newspapers & unused plastic bags
- Local Moroccan people even suggest filling them with cash!
Once you’ve collected all your goods, it does take a little effort and a lot of items to completely fill up your pouf, but doesn’t it feel good to declutter and give another life to unused stuff? This is the best filling method if you’re planning to use your pouf as a low seating option. The different textiles will make your pouf heavy and steady enough to sit on it, this is key people.
To care for your pouf we recommend using a dry, or slightly damp cloth, to remove marks or spills. Keep use of water to a minimum and avoid soaps, polishes and cleaning products. If a cleaner is necessary choose one specifically designed for leather. Treated well, leather ages beautifully and becomes more soft and supple over time.
Our leather poufs are handmade by highly skilled craftsmen. A natural material, the leather may have minor flaws and imperfections which we believe give character. Tanneries in Morocco cure animal hides using centuries-old, traditional methods and natural, organic ingredients. The new leathers do have an odour which can be unfamiliar when our experience is of leather tanned using modern-day methods in large factories, please be assured that any leather smell emanating from your pouf will gradually fade on airing.