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An easy peasy DIY craft tutorial for cute reheatable handwarmers.
Give one to your hottie or make some for yourself and keep cosy on the go!

Posted by Knits & Brew from London, United Kingdom • Published See Knits & Brew's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your awesome materials! *

    *When making hotties always use 100% wool felt, as any kind of synthetic wool mix will burn in the microwave when you heat them up. No one likes the smell of melty plastic!

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pin your chosen template onto the felt, keeping it as flat as possible.

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut round your template carefully, then repeat – so you have two identical pieces.

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 4
    Step 4

    If you’re adding a felt letter for decoration, cut your paper templates out carefully using a scalpel & cutting mat.

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut round your letter templates, using the scalpel & cutting mat for the fiddly bits.

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 6
    Step 6

    Position your letters & stop to appreciate your lovely colour combos!

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 7
    Step 7

    Using your embroidery thread & needle, sew your letters on using any stitch you like.

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 8
    Step 8

    So you end up with something like these…

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew the front & back pieces together using a blanket stitch, leaving a small section open for filling them up.

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fill your handwarmer with a mix of rice or split peas and your chosen dried flowers or herbs, then sew up the gap.

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 11
    Step 11

    And voila! Some hotties for your hottie…or perhaps just for you :)

  • How to make a hand warmer. Handmade Hotties - Step 12
    Step 12

    Revel in your craft mastery, then microwave for 1 minute each and enjoy!

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