With Edge Roll, Cord, Or Welt Patents (Class 5/657.5)
  • Patent number: 8914927
    Abstract: A pillow and play mat assembly comprising an infant support pillow with an attached activity or play mat. The pillow includes a bolster surrounding a recessed central well. The mat includes a padded panel with a flexible bumper. The bumper is repositionable so that it can extend from the panel upwardly or downwardly. In the fully deployed or play mode, the play mat extends sidewardly from the support pillow and the bumper extends upwardly to enclose the play area defined by the mat. In the stowed or carrying mode, the play mat is folded under the support pillow and the bumper is inverted to at least partially enclose the side of the pillow. In an intermediate position, the play mat is folded under the pillow and the bumper extends downwardly to slightly elevate the pillow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Inventor: Jamie S. Leach
  • Patent number: 8096009
    Abstract: A method of integrating a pillow, including stuffing, within an encapsulated mattress having a core and covering surrounding the core is disclosed. A mattress for use in institutions, such as correctional facilities, detention centers, rehabilitation centers, hospitals and the like, includes a core formed of a padding material, a pillow adjoining the core, the pillow containing stuffing, and a covering surrounding the core and the pillow. Also disclosed is a mattress including a core formed of a padding material, a pillow adjoining the core using a sleeve, the pillow containing stuffing, the sleeve retaining the pillow to the core, and a covering surrounding the core and the pillow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2012
    Assignee: MTJ American LLC
    Inventor: Timothy W. Shelby
  • Patent number: 7043786
    Abstract: A fast-drying pillow and accompanying pillow cover. The fast-drying pillow is preferably manufactured of a fast-drying material such as nylon. The pillow includes a component for receiving a suspension device to enable the pillow to be suspended for air drying. The pillow cover includes overlapping flaps to minimize the infiltration of dirt into the cover and onto the pillow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2006
    Assignee: Quixote Design, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael J. Hall, Timothy A. Hall
  • Patent number: 6877177
    Abstract: A bedding foundation is manufactured with a cover having a welt cord extending upwardly to create a seal when a mattress is placed on the foundation. The cover is made using a two stage process. During the first stage a sewing machine is used to join a welt cord to a web of border material. In the second stage a second sewing machine sews a piece of non-skid decking to the border assembly. Fullness may be incorporated into the border material to enable the cover to fit around the corners of the bedding foundation with the welt cord being spaced inwardly from the perimeter of the foundation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2005
    Assignee: L&P Property Management Company
    Inventor: Steven Marcangelo