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Topic: Uterus Heat Therapy Bag (yes, I totally went there) *PHOTO TUTORIAL*  (Read 7185 times)
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« Reply #20 on: September 06, 2008 04:34:21 PM »

this is so cool!i'm gonna make one.would satin be a good fabric for this? i've got loads spare but not sure if its suitable
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« Reply #21 on: September 09, 2008 09:16:41 PM »

omg, this is amazing!

I must make one!
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« Reply #22 on: September 10, 2008 11:59:08 PM »

Dude.

The squinty eyes.

So impressed.
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« Reply #23 on: September 11, 2008 06:49:30 PM »

never before did I think a uterus was cute.
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« Reply #24 on: September 12, 2008 10:04:28 AM »

question!: do you have any problems with the yarn or pillow stuffing in the microwave? Also, outer material? I was thinking of tearing apart a t-shirt...
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« Reply #25 on: September 15, 2008 10:39:07 AM »

this is so cool!i'm gonna make one.would satin be a good fabric for this? i've got loads spare but not sure if its suitable

I dunno much about it all since this is the first/only one I've ever made. Most tutorials on the web for heat therapy bags show them as covers. Like you would make a bag filled with rice or buckwheat or whatever and it would have a removable cover you could wash as needed. I figure mine won't be out that often so hopefully won't get as dirty. I know I've seen the covers in satin before but I don't personally know how that would go. I wouldn't think there'd be a problem with it though.... Anyone else know for sure?

question!: do you have any problems with the yarn or pillow stuffing in the microwave? Also, outer material? I was thinking of tearing apart a t-shirt...

Nope, no problems so far. I heat it on a very low setting multiple times so I'm sure that helps. Like I'll do it for 10 second intervals up to a minute or so total to get the warmth that I like. I've used this same stuffing in the oven before at much higher temps for longer (polymer clay projects) and it comes through like a champ. Oh... and the outer material I used is a cotton blend used for dressier men's button-up shirts. It's thicker weight than a t-shirt but I don't think there'd be any huge problems with using that. The rice might be more "bumpier" though but that's all I can think of.

My only issue is making sure I clean up my husband's mess from re-heating soup prior to microwaving. Smiley
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« Reply #26 on: September 16, 2008 05:54:08 AM »

Oh my god I looooove you for doing this hahaa. This rules.
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« Reply #27 on: September 16, 2008 12:34:29 PM »

My hubby saw the little pic on the main page and goes "Is that what I think it is?" He was so shocked. lol.
I was like" Yeah people on craftster do that stuff all the time." I'm obviously more cultured than he is. At least when it comes to crafts! lol
Anyways what a clever use of something like the uterus. Smiley great idea.
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« Reply #28 on: September 16, 2008 06:23:48 PM »

Oh man!
I just laughed so hard my cat got up and left. Silly thing.
Anyways!
I have a friend that gets the WORST cramps and, well, her birthday's coming up.
I smell a present!
Ahaha. So, I hit this rocks because, hey, this rocks!
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« Reply #29 on: September 21, 2008 05:40:18 PM »

PURE GENIUS... I must make one of these!
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