Wheat Heat Pack
Fabric 15 x 48cm's or your desired size.
1 cup of Dried lavender
A corduroy , fleece or velour are perfect fabrics to use for heat packs, they are durable and soft on the skin.
Pin the 2 pieces of fabric together with the right sides facing . Sew around the edges leaving a 5cm gap.
Pull the pillow through the gap, turning it the right way out. Use a knitting needle to help push out tight corners.
Fill the pillow 3/4 full with wheat and add the cup of dried lavender as you go
Then finish off by hand sewing the gap closed.
To use: Microwave for 2 minutes until hot or store in the freezer until cold for a cold pack.
Wheat can be bought in bulk from Animal Produce Stores.
If you are giving these as a gift pop them into a organza bag for a decorative finish.
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.