Custom Nautical Pillow

By Not for Navigation

Starting at $85

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  • A proof will be sent for approval to the email address provided. For rush processing, allow one week after you have approved the proof for order to be made before shipping. For regular orders, please allow 3-4 weeks.
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Special places beautifully accent your home in this customized map pillow. Your personal, memorable location is made into an image—culled from nautical charts and topographical maps—and then silkscreened onto a durable, cotton canvas pillow. (You’ll get a proof first to approve your personalized design.)

  • Note: Due to the custom nature of this product, it is a non-returnable item
  • Made in the USA: Essex, MA
  • Materials: Natural color cotton canvas with water-based ink custom print, navy canvas, navy welting trim, zipper & zipper pull, and polyester fill pillow insert
  • Care: Spot clean; Scotchguard safe
  • Custom map or chart with your special location—landmarks need to be natural, such as a pond or lake
  • Please provide your email for the design proof
  • Ships in 2-3 weeks from final proof approval
  • Imagery provided to approve or revise within 2 business days of receiving the order
  • If this item is intended as a gift and might not arrive in time, print this card to give while your custom product is being created
  • Options include a street address, town/city, island, lake, mountain, river, state, or country
  • Designs created from authentic nautical charts, topographic maps, and other select maps for areas that include a large area (for example, Europe)
  • Please note: Pillow dimensions are a slack measurement; once filled, dimensions may be a slightly smaller
  • Dimensions: Small: 14" x 14" x 4"; Medium: 18" x 18" x 5"; Large: 20" x 20" x 7"
  • Weight: Small: 0.87 lb.; Medium: 1.48 lbs.; Large: 1.82 lbs.

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86 Reviews (4.7 out of 5 Grommets)

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Well made and really custom!


Our daughter is building her retirement home on a sparsely populated part of a river (population 490). She is also an airline captain and has a love of maps. This pillow is well made with a solid blue pillow back made of good quality fabrics. Printing is excellent quality. With the address of the cabin, they customized the pillow even further by marking the location on the map with a red star and text. This company was easy to work with and made a few more modifications with ease. This is a housewarming gift we are proud to present.More > < Less


Don’t hesitate


I ordered a pillow with South Georgia Island, an extremely isolated subantarctic heritage and wildlife site in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is perfect, a delightful surprise for my husband after returning from our trip. Very professionally done, no tweaks needed when I examined the proof. A great gift. THANK YOU, Grommet!More > < Less


Provides great memories


We received this pillow as a wedding gift and its of the location of our wedding in the Bahamas. Every time we look at it, we're reminded of some of the best memories we've ever made. I only wish we'd picked out the larger size :)More > < Less


Perfect Pillow!


Absolutely love it! I sent address of our vacation lake home and description of lake area that I wanted included. They got it perfect first time they sent a draft. The fabric is high quality. Very well made. It is not a large throw pillow. It is as describe smaller throw pillow. I love it!More > < Less


The perfect present for the sailor in your family


Was looking for a unique present for my mom, a lifelong sailor and one of those "tough to buy for" people. This was the PERFECT solution. The pillow construction is sturdy, and the print cover is beautiful and exactly as described. A little pricey, but I come from a family of artisans, and I appreciate good craftsmanship. 5 stars!!!More > < Less

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Keep your happy place close by.

About Not for Navigation

Your Happy Place

Everyone has a place they hold near and dear to their heart, and Not for Navigation turns that location into a customized, lasting memento.

Founder Heather Jernegan paired her printing background with a love of her favorite place—the New England coast—to start this collection of charming, map-printed textiles.

Heather takes whatever place you give her—whether it’s a specific street address or a broader coastline, neighborhood, or island—and then will select a nautical chart or topographical map that showcases that area beautifully. Not for Navigation will send the image to you for approval, then silkscreen it to enhance its details and colors.

Feature the place you spent summers as a child, or a honeymoon destination, or a birthplace—the choice is completely yours. Or you could turn a memorable location into a meaningful gift, like a customized pillow.

Each piece from Not for Navigation is as beautiful as it is personal. It’s worth creating a keepsake for any place that is so special.