- Nights of stuffing this sculpture with kapok, a new substance for the job, sent me into bouts of itching.
- The Carib Indians used kapok for drums and canoes but otherwise sheathed their axes in regard to the tree.
- When the pillow is kneaded a little, the thumb and forefinger will come right together if it's kapok.
- At the store my parents bought me a stuffed dog with a music box embedded in the kapok.
- ‘The firm which makes them fills the stout canvas covers with kapok, a substance like silky cotton wool.’
- Indeed, the very material used by British teddy-bear manufacturers in the 1920s and 1930s was kapok, a cotton-like material that was lighter, softer and more hygienic than wood shavings, cork or horsehair.
- Some even of these - like jute, sisal, coir, and kapok - only began to be imported into Britain from the nineteenth century onwards.
- He fetches his favorite toy, an ancient stinky ball of kapok and synthetic fur, cured and flavored by two years spent outdoors in all seasons.
- In addition to these attributes the kapok fiber is totally water repellent and resistant to rot.
- Youngsters may have heard of kapok fillings in various sports equipment and sleeping bags.
- The nice thing about kapok is that you can refluff it every once in a while to keep its original floatation.
- Beneath the brown velvet of the seed capsules, a white kapok of cottony seed-parachutes packs the core.
- The material kapok, the soft fibrous covering of the seeds of a tropical tree, is familiar as a lining and stuffing material.
- While still on the tree, the fruits burst open exposing the cotton like substance, which is the kapok of commerce.
- Models will show off a range of garments made from hemp, nettle, flax, kapok, peat, bamboo, cellulose fibres and a new polymer made from starch called PLA, plus animal fibres including wool, angora, alpaca, mohair and llama.