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These bean bag warmers are a great alternative to heating pads. They can be used over and over, heat up quickly in the microwave, and there's no wires...
Pick a durable cotton for your bean bag. The fuzzy side of sweatshirts work well. If your fabric is thin, fold it in half to double the strength.
Your bean bag can be any size or shape. I like square ones and long skinny ones that can hang over my neck. You can measure with a ruler or eyeball it...
If you want, the bag can be personalized with an applique. For this bag, I chose an initial. make a paper stencil of your shape. Pin the stencil to a ...
Inside out the bag. Sew three of the four sides shut (assuming its a square). Turn the bag right side out.
Fill the bag with pinto beans or rice. Don't pack the bag, let there be room for the pieces to shift around. If it is too full it won't be able to con...
Fold over each piece of fabric on the fourth side (put the raw edge into the bag) Pin the pieces together and sew the last side shut.
Microwave the bag for about one minute (this will differ for microwaves, size of bag, and amount of filling). Enjoy the warmth.
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Great instructions! Simple and to the point! I can't wait to make one!
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