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Artist and designer Janice Yan-Yan Wu of Montreal has turned recycled fleece and vintage fabrics into fun and functional hot water bottle covers she calls Hotties.
The line of products has one of those annoying names that requires lots of punctuation and only serves to confuse people, [from:to:from], but the products are adorable. An earth-friendly way to keep warm, ward off muscle pain and cramps or just cuddle with a cozy creature.
Each hottie is made from a mix of first hand fleece fabric and recycled cotton and vintage prints collected from her community in Montreal. Each comes with the rubber hot water bottle insert and can be easily, filled, cleaned and stored. The covers can be removed and stuffed and used as pillows if you prefer.
The unusual photos shown above were shot by photographer Michael Abril.
She sells them on Etsy as well as at the following Montreal stores:
176 Bernard Ouest
Montreal, QC H2T 2K2
Galerie Zone Orange
410 Saint Pierre
Other hot water bottle covers worth checking out are:
•Disaster Designs Hot Water Bottle Covers
•Heal's luxury fur hot water bottles
•Beautifully woven hot water bottle covers are designed and produced by textile designer Angharad Mclaren, in Shetland.