I prefer wheat packs to hot water bottles because when they cool down, they stay around body temperature. Hot water bottles tend to turn into "cold water bottles", which is quite unpleasant. Also you don't have to deal with pouring boiling water into a small hole, risk of the bottle bursting and getting the temperature just right.
|ingredients: wheat and dried lavender flowers|
|the challenge is to sew the top without all the wheat falling out....|
I made four inner sacks from an old pillow case, then I made four removable covers from some pretty fannelette fabric that I bought. Its not really necessary to have an inner and outer sack, but I thought the pillow case was getting a bit thin, and its handy to be able to wash the cover if it gets dirty.
|The completed sacks|