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Topic: Uterus Heat Therapy Bag (yes, I totally went there) *PHOTO TUTORIAL*  (Read 8041 times)
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SkyyAngel
« on: September 02, 2008 09:37:56 AM »



I was searching the internet for stuffed owls for inspiration to make my own as a gift for a friend and through the wonders of weird-ass boolean google search bots came upon the ever-popular knitted stuffed uterus... umm... thing.

I'd seen it before and inspiration never hit before, but I guess the hellish week I just had with some of the worst period cramps of my life lent a hand to my creative juices flowing. I just saw the stuffed pink uterus and instantaneously decided that I wanted a heat therapy bag for those pesky cramps.

I ran into the office and proclaimed to my husband that I was a genius and explained my idea. I guess the whole "guy" thing is keeping him from completely understanding the fabulous-ness of it. Oh well... I am still quite confident in my fantastic genius creativity.

So, onwards with the TUTE!!

Materials:
*pink fabric (or really color of choice, I won't judge you by the color of your uterus, promise  Grin )
*rice
*essential oil (if desired)
*stuffing
*embroidery floss (if desired)

Step 1:
Take a large single piece of fabric and fold in half.


Step 2:


Step 3:


I again interrupted my husband playing games on the computer and asked "how do you like my uterus?" His response: "I dunno, I can't see it." *rolls eyes* I love him to death but sometimes he's such a GUY. I need more gay friends. *sigh* Moving on...

Step 4:


Step 5:


Whipstitch cervix opening shut and complete machined topstitching.

Step 6:


Step 7:


Step 8:


As with most everything I post on Crafster, feel free to make for personal use or gifts, but please don't sell tutorial or finished product. Thanks!  Grin





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ETA - Oh yeah, directions for heating. All the tutes I'd seen on the net advise to heat in microwave at 15 second intervals for up to a minute. Don't burn the rice or you will have a very stinky uterus... and no one wants that. You can also toss into the freezer as a cooling pack.
« Last Edit: September 02, 2008 10:40:48 AM by SkyyAngel » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Alli_Lucy
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2008 09:48:21 AM »

So cute - I love it! 
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2008 09:50:48 AM »

i love this! i have cramps that i feel my uterus looks just like that! great job  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2008 09:51:53 AM »

That is HILARIOUS! I love the added "personality."  Grin Great tute as well!
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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2008 09:56:55 AM »

Oh my goodness, this made me smile. Kind of makes me wish I had a stuffed organ of my own. What a hilarious and useful project.
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« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2008 10:29:29 AM »

This is amazing. every month I have the worst cramps and this is the best idea ever. I applaude you. Awesome job. The oil is an awesome idea Smiley

The DH comment made me smile, i have one just like him.
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« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2008 11:03:45 AM »

AHAH!  Adorable... my OH doesn't get it, either, although he did figure out all by himself that the bag would be used for period pains, clever boy.
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« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2008 11:45:46 AM »

hilarious & awesome
i would love to use this !!
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« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2008 11:53:30 AM »

You are a genius!  I love this in every way, concept, design...Just WOW. 
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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2008 12:12:07 PM »

this is great!!! my friends mom actually made something like this but she didnt put a little face on them and she put more details into them like the ovaries, and the vagina.
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