Toss pillows is a small, decorative type of pillow. Throw pillows are usually placed on sofas or armchairs but are also frequently used onbeds and day beds. Toss pillows serve both an aesthetic and a functional purpose. Toss pillows are commonly used to tie in color accents within a room, often drawing on the colors in drapes, walls or area rugs. From a functional perspective, toss pillows may provide back, neck and head support, although some throw pillows are very uncomfortable.
Toss pillows accent rooms or make a soft place to lay your head while reading or watching television. If there is a toss pillow around, teens will put them to good use where ever they lay their heads. Mature users of toss pillows tend to position them at their lower backs while sitting on the couch or in an easy chair. Toss pillows have a top and bottom fabric sewn together and stuffed with polyester pillow forms or polyester batting. Often, they are square in shape, but they can be round or rectangular depending on your personal preference.
Toss pillows typically feature a removable cover with a feather pillow form stuffed inside and come in various sizes and shapes. The most common size throw pillow is 16 to 18 inch square. However, rectangular, circular and cylindrical toss pillows, called bolsters, are also popular. Outside the United States, toss pillows are more commonly referred to as pillows.Toss pillows and decorative cushions are made from a wide range of textiles including silk, leather, microfibre or faux suede, cotton, linen and hemp. In recent years, decorative pillows have been revived as an artistic medium. Fashion designer have become increasingly attracted to the lucrative home textiles or furnishings market and this has led to a wide range of more embellished looks and styles.
Toss pillows look nice on any couch. Something so small can pull together the entire look of the room, and they can usually be purchased for a relatively inexpensive price. Not only can they be used to lean on and be more comfortable, but they also can spice up the look of the couch.
Toss pillows serve a variety of purposes including comfort during lengthy travel by plane, car, train, or bus; comfort in workplace settings where employees are seated for long periods such as at offices, call centers, or schools; recliners, and chairs; furnishing in bedrooms and college dorm rooms to use for lounging and studying; and cushioning for ball games with hard bleachers.
Toss pillows last for a long time. Most toss pillows are made from durable materials, and some have protective coverings with zippers that may be removed for washing. Toss pillows come in different shapes and sizes and sometimes come with a removable cover that can easily be tossed in the laundry. Toss pillows are available in a variety of styles, textures, colors, shapes, and sizes, so you can choose what you like it.