HERE to print
Between the dotted lines on the top and the bottom of
the body pattern add your neck measurement. Then trace
pattern onto a folded piece of freezer paper. Open pattern
and iron onto wrong side of fabric. Place two pieces of
around the edge of the freezer paper pattern, leaving
an opening of about 2" just under the arm of one
side for turning and stuffing.
side out after clipping all curves. Stuff legs and arms
with fiberfill. Stuff the head down to under the arm area.
Use the funnel
to fill the rest of the body with rice or beans, although
the rice seems to retain heat longer. Do not fill too
firmly, because you want the body to wrap around your
neck. Securely stitch opening closed, especially when
using rice or wheat, so no grains escape.
Heat in the
microwave for about 1 minute and no longer than 2 minutes.
Wrap doll around your neck, sit back and relax. Store
in a large ziplock bag when not in use.
Do not use a fabric with metallic threads of any kind
or sew with metallic threads as your doll will catch fire
when heating in the microwave. We recommend you use a
patterned fabric for this project, eliminating the need
to paint a face or add hair or clothing, as some paint
and yarn will not be safe in the microwave.