These Jumbo Hand Warmers make the best gift! I would love these (since my hands are always cold) in my pockets for hours of warm toasty hands!  Give them to everyone on your list! Handmade gifts are the best! Need more gift ideas try this diy tablet case or 20 minute throw pillows!

This month we are sharing over 100 handmade gift tutorials. I have teamed up with Thirty Handmade Days and Your Homebased Mom to share the best homemade gift ideas.  We have over 100 tutorials so you will have the best homemade holiday ever! Each day be sure to visit the guest poster’s blog for a chance to win BIG! Up for grabs is a Cricut cutting machine, a Blendtec blender, a Baby Lock sewing machine and a $300 Michaels gift card! Grab a new entry every day! Visit Sugar Bee Crafts today to enter to win the Baby Lock Sewing Machine.

Holiday Bake Craft Sew and Crochet Tutorials

 Jumbo Hand Warmers

Hi Everyone!  I’m Mandy and I blog over at Sugar Bee Crafts and I’m super excited to be here on Skip to My Lou – what a fun Holiday Series.  I have a fun DIY Gift Idea – handmade Jumbo Hand Warmers – my whole family just loves them.

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They are a simple sewing project and then you just pop them in the microwave to warm them up – and you can reuse them over and over again.  Flannel comes in so many cute options, this is a great way to show that off as well.

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How to make  Jumbo Hand Warmers

You’ll need:

–flannel fabric (about 1/4 a yard will make a couple of hand warmers)


Jumbo Hand Warmer template (you can find it here to download) – or make your own template

–basic sewing supplies

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First use your pattern to cut out 2 pieces  – – there’s a front and back to each handwarmer.

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You will then, with right sides together, sew all the way around the edge except for a section about 2-3 inches wide.  Then clip the corners as shown so it will turn right-side out easily.

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Then turn right-side out through that opening in the sewing:

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Fill with rice and then topstitch, or sew along the top, all the way around the edge.  This will seal up the hole from turning.  Be sure not to overfill with rice – it’ll make this last sewing step a little tricky!

jumbo hand warmersThat’s it!  Enjoy the jumbo handwarmers!

how to make diy jumbo hand warmers

 If you are looking for other simple sewing projects for gift-giving this holiday season, be sure to check out these other projects that can be found on my blog via the text links below.  See ya over at!

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