Makers Guide: Fabric Handwarmers

Makers Guide: Fabric Handwarmers

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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  1. For one pair:
  2. Cut four pieces of interfacing 4" square.
  3. Place two pieces together and machine sew around three sides using 1/8" seams.
  4. Turn the piece right side out, and fill with 1/3 cup of rice.
  5. Sew last side closed to create a rice pillow. Repeat with other two squares.
  6. Cut four pieces of flannel fabric 4" square.
  7. Cut a length of embroidery thread and knot one end.
  8. Place two pieces of flannel, right sides out.
  9. Blanket stitch with the embroidery thread around three sides of the piece.
  10. Place the rice pillow into the pocket just created.
  11. Blanket stitch the last side to finish the piece.
  12. Repeat with other two squares.
  13. Place hand warmers in the microwave for 20 seconds and test to see if they are the temperature desired. Microwave another 5 seconds and try out. Continue until the right temperature. Keep track of how long they were in the microwave for future uses.

Caution - watch the warmer in the microwave and do not leave it long as it may burn.


Items in This Collection
Please Note: Some items are out of stock.



Dritz® Embroidery Hand Needles-Size 8 16/Pkg

Item # 1023258
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$2.49 $1.49

fast2fuse Fusible Interfacing Light

Item # 13136080
Online Only
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$7.49 $4.49