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Procrastinated Pinterest Project: Rice Heat Pack!

This is one of those projects which I pinned ages ago and finally got around to making.

Back in high school, I was pretty serious about playing the piano.  I was "practicing" for my 8th grade exam (passed with honors, boo yah!  But that's off topic) and my music extension final.  To cut a really long story short, a few months before my exam and final, I got RSI (repetitive strain injury) in my left wrist.  Yeah, it was really inconveniently painful.

Cut to this year, my wrist still hurts when I write too much or play piano without warming up enough.  That brings us to this week's project.  I've heard good things about rice heat packs, so finally decided to make my own.

Rice heat pack in cover!

Of course it needed a cute case, and I happened to have a cute piece of fabric left over from a bag I made ages ago.  I did love the idea of having a little envelope flap, and it seemed like a good idea since I had no velcro to use.

Rice heat pack cover


Thankfully, since I made this, I actually haven't had to use it.  It just sits on my desk looking adorable.

Rice heat pack

That's the actual heat pack!  It was surprisingly hard to sew it closed after I'd stuffed it with rice.  Never.  Again.  Well, maybe.

Until next time,
  

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