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Many years ago I took my small children to an Amusement Park. It was HOT! At one of the little kiosks, they has a strip of cloth at they claimed o...
Supplies: A 4” x 36(+)” of 100% cotton fabric (you choose the color/design) 2 tsp. 100% polyacrylamide crystals or sodium polyacrylate,(found in H...
If you haven’t already, cut your material into 4” x 36” (or longer) strip. You want to use 100% cotton because it absorbs water easily. I am going...
Fold the fabric strip in half, length wise, right side out. Using a narrow hem stitch of the serger, surge the length of the strip of fabric. (Fold ...
Using the sewing machine, sew a seam down the middle of the tube, dividing it in two.
Pour 1 tsp. of the polyacrylamide crystals into one end of the tube.
Use a straight pin to mark the spot 10 inches a way from the center line. Repeat with the other end.
Using the sewing machine, sew a seam at the 10 inches mark on each end. Surge each end closed. (Fold each end in ¼ inch and sew it closed.)
It’s done. Now you can roll it into a ball and stick it in your pocket for that hike, or trip to an Amusement Park.
Now to charge it: fill a container (1 cup or more) full of water and stick your neck cooler into the water and wait.
This is how it looks after 15 minutes
and this is how it looks after 30 minutes after more water was added.
Put it around your neck and “Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh”. If you are going to be active, use the tails to tie it around your neck. If it starts to feel warm, ...
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