Keyboard Wrist Support

Keyboard Wrist Support

Are you needing a little extra support while typing on your keyboard or using your mouse? A Pinnacle employee has made some quick and easy Keyboard / Mouse Wrist Supports for a couple people in the office. These supports are anything but new; they’ve been around for quite some time and come in many different shapes, colors, and styles. The style created here can be done by anyone who knows how to sew –  beginner to advanced. These homemade wrist supports are a great office gift that is inexpensive and useful – they can also double as a heat pack for those cold days in the office. Just place them in the microwave for a few minutes and you have your very own heat pack.

Supplies Needed:

Keyboard and Mouse Wrist Support

1 Fat Quarter of Fabric
Coordinating Thread
Needle
Sewing Machine
Uncooked Rice, Lentils or any other small Bean
Scissors
Cutting Mat
Iron
Pins
*Funnel – optional

Instructions:
1. Iron fabric and cut to 18″ by 6″

2. Fold in half -(18″ by 3″) with right sides of fabric facing each other, press with iron.

3. Secure top and side with pins and stitch together (1/4″ seam)

4. Remove pins and turn right side out, press.

5. Fold 1/2″ of open end inside of tube, press.

6. Top stitch 1/8″ to 1/4″ around 3 sides of fabric – this step is optional

7. *Use funnel to fill tube with rice or beans to desired hardness, leaving a space to stitch up end.

8. Stitch up remaining open end.

A Mouse Keyboard Support is displayed in the image, use a scrap of fabric cut to 8″ by 4″ and repeat steps above.
*Tip: If you don’t have a funnel, a rolled up piece of paper works great!

Please share your comments or photos from your DIY project with us; we’d love to know how they turned out!

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