“Jelly Beans” Rice-Filled Microwave Hand Warmers

Rice-Filled Microwave Hand Warmers

“Jelly Beans” Rice-Filled Microwave Hand Warmers:

Here are the rice-filled microwave hand warmers. Heat in a microwave for 20-30 seconds to deliver up to 30 minutes of soothing heat. Perfect for pockets! A clever thumb loop helps make sure the beans don’t budge when slipped inside a coat or sweater pocket. This is an excellent ScrapBusters project or use up some of your favorite 5” charm square pre-cuts.

Sewing Tools You Need:

  • Sewing machine and standard presser foot
  • Quarter Inch Seam foot; optional
  • Satin Stitch foot; optional

Fabric and Other Supplies:

  • Scraps or Charm Squares of quilting weight 100% cotton fabrics
  • Approximately 4” of  ¼” – ½” 100% cotton twill tape, ribbon, shoelace or similar for the thumb loop
  • ⅓ cup of white rice
  • Essential oil; optional
    NOTE: Essential oils can be found in most organic sections at local groceries. The oils can be expensive but a little goes a long way.
  • Bowl, spoon, and a measuring cup with a pouring spout or a funnel
  • 100% cotton thread to match fabrics
  • See-through ruler
  • Seam gauge
  • Seam ripper
  • Fabric pencil, pen or chalk
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Scissors or rotary cutter and mat
  • Straight pins
  • Hand sewing needle

You might want to check this Winter Warmers, too!

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