I did this in pillow form and put some rice in it and finished stitching up. When finished pop it into the microwave for about a minute to 1 minute and 30 seconds and get toasty warm. Be careful because they will get hot. Make tiny ones to fit into your coat pockets or a bit larger to put between your feet while watching tv on a cold night.
You can't just make one because when the rest of the family finds out about these they will be fighting over them. They make great gifts.
making of your own chenille fabric and making a heatingscarf cover of it=D