These DIY heat packs are very useful and perfectly customizable, too!
These DIY heat packs are very useful and perfectly customizable, too!

If you live in an area where temperatures could get numbingly low, you’d benefit from something hot to warm you up. You can drink a mug of steaming hot chocolate, wear thick socks, or wrap yourself in fleece. But what do you use for when the cold seeps into your joints? You use heat packs.

You can give these heat packs away to your family and friends.
You can give these heat packs away to your family and friends.

There are heat packs you can get from stores but DIY ones are great. You can choose your fabric’s design and customize the size to make it just right for you. If you possess basic sewing skills, this is a project that would be very easy for you.

Additionally, you can make a lot of these heat packs and give them away as presents. It’s a very thoughtful gift and I’m pretty sure your recipient will love it.

Materials:

  • Cotton fabric
  • Wheat/rice/feed corn/flax seeds

Tools:

  • Scissors
  • Funnel
  • Tape Measure
  • Chalk
  • Paintbrush/Long pencil
  • Sewing machine

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If you want to make your own microwavable heat packs, watch the video below.