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TheWomanMonster
« on: March 02, 2007 06:43:02 PM »

Well I know all my friends and especially my sweetie are tired of hearing me whine when I get cramps or aches and pains.

So I made myself a comfy heat pad out of a cool cotton flannel fabric I got at my local quilting store earlier today.

Plus it was an excuse to use the sewing machine. Wink

Fabric: Printed Cotton.
Filling: 5 cups long grain brown rice + crushed dried mint leaves. Mmmm. Minty.

Only took me about 20 minutes all together and I had to hand stitch it closed because I'm totally inept at that sort of thing on the machine. I'm such a sewing newbie. *laughs*

But I'm so proud of me!

Mmmm Minty.
And a close up of my inept hand stitched edging and the neat fabric.

Are you proud of me too?
Ah... at least the rice stays in and I'm not whining. *winks*
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Ilovemystarbursts
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2007 12:30:07 PM »

ohhh! How nice! I wish that i had something like that. I bet the mint adds a nice touch too! Cheesy
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TheWomanMonster
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2007 02:41:19 PM »

wow someone replied! hehe.
it's great I use it all the time,
the mint smell is faded now,
but next time I'll just make it with more.

Smiley
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ollieorange
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2007 04:35:57 PM »

I bought one of those at a Farmer's Market- but mine is filled with corn- it stays warm soooo long. When you nuke it, it smells like corn, which is good cause I'm in from the Mid-west  Smiley. I'm making some of these for my family for Christmas.
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Ilovemystarbursts
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2007 04:40:18 PM »

I bought one of those at a Farmer's Market- but mine is filled with corn- it stays warm soooo long. When you nuke it, it smells like corn, which is good cause I'm in from the Mid-west  Smiley. I'm making some of these for my family for Christmas.

Corn? How does that work? I'm so confused. ha ha Cheesy
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TheWomanMonster
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2007 04:42:31 PM »

Corn? How does that work? I'm so confused. ha ha Cheesy

Same way that rice, barley and dried lentils does. Smiley
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"You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star." - Nietzsche.
Ilovemystarbursts
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2007 04:44:45 PM »

ha ha i just had a stupid moment, for some reason i was thinking of fresh corn. Duh! ha ha
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TheWomanMonster
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2007 04:45:46 PM »

*cackles*
holy that would be something!

I'm having one of those days too, it's ok. Cheesy
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smashyouupyo
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2007 05:44:38 PM »

mint, what a good idea! i never thought to put it in a heating pad. it's brilliant!
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ollieorange
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2007 06:00:20 PM »

I bet lavender would be pleasant too.
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