How to Make a Bath Pillow

Are you in stress? Can’t take a proper nap because of the mental pressure? If so, then take a long shower in your bathtub. Hopefully, it will remove your stress in a few times.

Feel uncomfortable while taking a shower in the bathtub? Of course, you might do when the tub is uncomfortable to lying you head. No worries! You can get a comfortable and cheerful shower by setting a bath pillow in your bathtub.

Ever noticed, how bathing makes you freshen up and relaxed? Also, it generates work efficiency and alleviates all the negative thoughts from the mind. However, these are possible only when you take a long-time shower. For this, you must make your bathtub flexible to stay there for sometimes.

Bath pillows are soft, durable and waterproof wedge pillow used in the bathtub for making it comfortable. It works like a medicine to remove body pain. So, it is better to take a bath pillow and set up in your bathtub.

Now, the question is how to make a bath pillow? Well, it’s quite easy if you follow some steps. We'll discuss them in this article. Follow us to know.

Why do I use a bath pillow? 

Bath pillows are a blessing to the people who spend lots of time taking a bath. It refrains them to feel uncomfortable in the bathtub. Here we have discussed in brief why you should use bath pillows in your tub.

Deals with stress

Getting a stress-free life in current times is almost impossible. It is obvious to find a way to remove stress. Taking a deep bath with hot water can deal with regular stress. However, taking a deep bath is possible only when you have a pillow set-up bathtub. 

Reduces the muscles pain

Most of the time, heavy tasks cause human's muscle pains. So, you might need a simple but efficient treatment to reduce the muscle pains. To alleviate the muscle pain, spend some time in the bathtub that includes a bath pillow.

Prevent back and neck pain

After a long tiring day, the human's back and neck becomes painful. Using a homemade neck pillow while taking a shower comforts the human's spinal cord. It helps them to get relief from their back as well as neck pains.

Tackles with depression 

Ever did bathing to reduce the depression? If you didn’t, then try it. It really works! Unbelievably, taking a hot shower by lying on a homemade bath pillow, magically removes all the depression.

Ensures a profound sleep

Are you going through insomnia? A study of NCBI has shown that taking a bath warms up a human body that leads to a profound sleep. 

Most researcher states, to get a positive impact on sleeping the duration bath should be at least 20 minutes. Such deep bathing is possible only when you use a bath pillow in your bathtub.

Makes shower enjoyable and comfortable

There are no alternatives to making your bath enjoyable but using a bath pillow. You can stay in your bathtub as much as you can if you're using a pillow. So, don't lose the opportunity of making your bathing enjoyable and comfortable by using a pillow.

Methods of making a bath pillow

Do you have an idea about how to make a bath pillow at home? Making a bath pillow at home is quite easy with your old stuffs. All you need to aware about the techniques of transforming your old stuff into the bath pillow.

Let’s know about two popular ways of making bath cushion.

The noddle floatie method

Needle floaties are soft and widely available cheap materials. Probably that's why; it is highly preferable for children. However, you can give it a pillow shape to have neck support when bathing.

Noddle Floatie
Things you need
  • A needle Floatie
  • A serrated edge knifes
Things to do

Step 1: Measure your bathtub where you are going to place the pillow. Note the measurement.

Step 2: Select the color of floaties according to your choice. Try to choose a color that goes best with your washroom.

Step 3: Cut the selected Floatie with the knife. Keep extra one inch when cutting the floating for ensuring your maximum comfortability.

Step 4: Keep the Floatie on the suitable position in your bathtub so that you can float your head.

No worries, if you don't find ease with the needle Floatie. Make the towel pillow and try it.

The towel pillow technique

Bath towels are made of cotton fiber. It is very lightweight and comfortable materials. You can use the old tower to make the bath pillow. Let’s know what to do to make a bath pillow with a towel.

towel pillow
Things you need
  • Cotton towel
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • Sewing machine
  • Thread and needle
  • Sponges
Things to do

Step 1: To adjust the bath pillow in your bathtub, measure the tub with measuring tape.

Step 2: Make a pillow cover by sewing your old towel. Keep the size by adjusting with your recorded measurement.

Step 3: Fill the cover with sponges and close it by stitching.

Step 4: Finally, put the pillow on your bathtub when taking a shower. Admittedly, you’ll get a great feeling by using it.

Some essential tips of placing bath pillow:

  • Place the pillow at the right place of the bathtub to get the highest flexibility.
  • Stick the pillow with the bathtub by adding some suction cups.

Where to buy a bath pillow?

You can purchase the bath pillows from the online or offline medium.

The online medium includes different local and international e-commerce site, social media, and so on. Whereas, the offline medium consists of the furniture shops, bed sheet shop and regional markets.

How to clean a bath pillow?

To clean the bath pillows, you must use the most efficient and cost-effective materials. Let’s know in brief about those materials.

  • Vinegar and baking soda

The vinegar and baking soda are natural cleaning ingredients. It helps in removing rust and mildew from the pillow a few times. Moreover, it doesn't do any harm to our body. So, these are the safe ingredients of cleaning bath pillow.

  • Bleach

Use the bleach to clean your bath pillow when the cushion contains an intense stain. It is a cleaning ingredient that contains a strong chemical. However, the blech can remove the strong stains from clothes quickly. But it may create a negative impact on the fiber.

  • Detergent

Detergent is another cleaning material that contains an essential chemical for cleaning. They are comparatively less costly and makes no negative impact on the body.


Eventually, to get rid of your regular stress and pressure, you must take a deep shower. The comfortability is a vital part of taking a deep shower. So, you must know how to make a bath pillow and place it in your bathtub to enhance the ease.

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