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question about diy heating bags

Hello! I will be making some heating bags for someone. I have some dry beans for the filling...does it matter what kind of beans they are?

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Owl_Feather

Asked by Owl_Feather at 10:38 PM on Sep. 5, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • I always thought those used rice?
    I found this:

    http://www.quiltbug.com/articles/microwave-bag.htm

    Hope it helps!
    MommaofH2

    Answer by MommaofH2 at 10:42 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • Hey sunshine! I made some last year and filled mine with flaxseed. It retains the heat well and the seeds are so small that the bags are really comfortable to use. I found some microfiber faux suede in my fabric stash to use. I made the long rectangular kind for your neck. They help my migraines! I throw it in the nuker for 1:40 and I am good to go!
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 10:44 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • thanks mama! ok so the smaller the beans the better thanks! I have some rice also...just trying to find some use for pinto beans I found in the spice cabinet lol
    Owl_Feather

    Comment by Owl_Feather (original poster) at 10:48 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • The one that I have they used rice in it. I can smell the rice when I heat it up in the microwave. I suppose it could be flaxseed though.
    marchar2002

    Answer by marchar2002 at 9:23 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I always use 2 lbs of rice.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 9:09 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

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