The feathers do not poke out of the pillow, and do not crackle like some reviews I read on other feather pillows. They are very soft and do flatten out some during the night; if you are looking for a plump firmer pillow these would not be a good choice. These pillows are soft and comfortable; I got two for myself and two for my grandson and we both like them.
These pillows are an excellent value. The stripes on the fabric might show through a thin pillow case, and are slightly visible through the cover and case I have them in. I'm the type who would be very annoyed by this if I though anyone other than me would notice. Luckily, it's so faint, I think I'm the only one to notice. The quality is very good for the price, and they fluff beautifully. They also shipped same day as I ordered, and were on my porch the next day! Definitely a great but if you aren't ready to spend a couple hundred dollars on each pillow.
I am a BIG fan of feather pillows. I have had my old ones for about 20 years now. My old pillows are worn out and one has a stinky odor about it, even after washing. So it was time for me to invest in a new pillow. Most of the pillows that I see in stores are either WAY over priced or WAY too hard. Was not sure what I was going to get when I saw this pillow on line. The pillow looks like it would be hard, it is really full of feathers. So the first night that I slept on it I was not sure it was going to work out for me. I like to squish and mold my pillow. Good news. I REALLY like this pillow! It is a firm, but squishy pillow! I really have slept better than I have in years on this pillow! I bought three of them. GREAT price for a GREAT pillow!
I bought this pillow for my husband, because he tortures pillows and gets them into weird shapes. This one he can do what he wants to it and the next morning when the bed is made I just fluff it and it goes back to its original shape which makes the bed look better. I really am glad I found it.Most importantly my husband liked it from the very first night. I would recommend it to everyone who likes feather pillows.
Maybe someone will like a pillow like this...but not me. First...if you are reading like I did that it is an Old Fashioned Pillow Ticking Stripe Goose Down pillow (with the word feather thrown in) you might be disappointed like I am. One: They are not pillow ticking fabric. They are fabric that does not feel like 100 % cotton but has stripes. That is not Pillow Ticking fabric...old fashioned or otherwise. And secondly...they are not down pillows. They are 10 percent down and the rest feathers. I do not by feather pillows...as they have all of the quills and are not soft. So disappointed. But maybe someone else would like it. It did come packed well and clean.
All that my husband wanted for Christmas was a good feather pillow. I found this pillow at Overstock.com. After his first night of sleeping on the pillow his statement was " I am totally in love with this pillow". I guess that describes it pretty well. I ordered it and it came in quickly, no smell, no issues!