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Thread: Bed warmers....great Christmas gift!

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    Thank you!!!!!!!!! I want to make a bunch of them!! I'm always cold :D

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    Thank you for sharing :D:D:D

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    I make 'corn warmers' out of regular popcorn.

    Small ones for sweatshirt pockets so hands can warm up at work after heating for 1 minute every so often...it really helps because I can't do anything with cold hands.

    Long narrow ones for across the neck to soothe achy muscles.

    Larger rectangular ones for backs (achy muscles) and laps (again trying to stay warm).

    At home on the bed I 'invested' in an electric blanket. I only warm the bed with it and LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!! Nothing better than getting in a WARM BED when your physically tired, tense and sore.

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    I love those too! I've made so many I've lost count! As a matter of fact I have about 7 sitting in my sewing room right now waiting for a home. I use rice.

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    Thanks I like gift items

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    Thank you! What a neat idea!

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    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-81537-1.htm
    this is the one I did the other day and I am addicted to it already! This a.m. I sat at the computer with it under my feet...felt wonderful and I use it while sitting on the sofa..so warm and toasty..Have made the ones for aches and pains but never need them and I have made little square ones for my hands and given tons of those for little gifts....mom loves them for her hands as she has arthritis and they feel good being warm...
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    I love this!!! Did you use a towel or fabric from the store?
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    this is the one I did the other day and I am addicted to it already! This a.m. I sat at the computer with it under my feet...felt wonderful and I use it while sitting on the sofa..so warm and toasty..Have made the ones for aches and pains but never need them and I have made little square ones for my hands and given tons of those for little gifts....mom loves them for her hands as she has arthritis and they feel good being warm...

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    These sound easy to make and wonderful to use. I can't go to sleep if my feet are cold and I'm sure that my husband would love it if I stopped putting them on him to warm them up!!!!

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    Love this Link . Thanks for sharing :D :thumbup:

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    i just made several including ones for over eyes for sinus headaches i get. i used cracked corn as it seemed to make them "softer" than while kernals. they are great for my mid age aches and pains - stiff neck from too much machine work etc.

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    Bedwarmwe-what a great idea. I also love the idea of making on for my feet while on computer.
    Thanks for sharing.

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    I make a lot of rice bags. When I make a pillow case I buy extra fabric and make a matching bag .

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    I have one of these and I love it. Didn't know how to make them before though. Thanks.

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    Thank you so much great idea for gifts :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    Quote Originally Posted by nycbgirl
    I love those too! I've made so many I've lost count! As a matter of fact I have about 7 sitting in my sewing room right now waiting for a home. I use rice.
    Could you please post pictures of the ones you have. I need visuals - I'm not as creative as so many of you are and love to get ideas from your projects.

    Thanks!

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    I have made a neck wrap before using a knee high sock and bird seed. I just tied a knot in the end of the sock and
    heated it in the microwave also. It was around for a long time. But.........these look so much nicer!
    No way I'd give a tied up sock for a Christmas gift. LOL

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    Thanks!

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    In our school district the boys must take a 'home-ec' for 1/2 of the school year. These bags were part of the course for sewing. I remember my youngest son coming home and making them night after night for about a week. He wanted to make one for everyone in the family and beyond, also in every size he could. We used corn at that time but later switched to rice which I liked better....its been many years ago and we still have a few of them around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolaug
    I love this!!! Did you use a towel or fabric from the store?
    Quote Originally Posted by Sue Fish
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-81537-1.htm
    this is the one I did the other day and I am addicted to it already! This a.m. I sat at the computer with it under my feet...felt wonderful and I use it while sitting on the sofa..so warm and toasty..Have made the ones for aches and pains but never need them and I have made little square ones for my hands and given tons of those for little gifts....mom loves them for her hands as she has arthritis and they feel good being warm...
    I had some from an old bedspread and cotton fabric

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    Thanks for Sharing.

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    Thanks for sharing! Just what I need for a gift for a friend!

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