How to make Beeswax Wraps

Making beeswax wraps is a simple and effective way to reduce single-use plastic in your kitchen. To make your own beeswax wraps, you will need: 100% cotton fabric, beeswax pellets, parchment paper, an iron, a paintbrush and a baking sheet.

  • Preheat your oven to 100 degrees Place a sheet of baking paper over your baking tray.
  • Cut your fabric into the desired size and shape. Place the fabric on the baking paper.
  • Sprinkle your beeswax pellets over the fabric, ensuring that the pellets are evenly distributed.
  • Place the baking tray in the preheated oven. The wax will melt after 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven. Using the paintbrush, spread the melted wax evenly over the fabric.
  • Once the wax has cooled, place a sheet of parchment paper on top of the waxed fabric and press with a warm iron.
  • Allow the fabric to cool completely.

Your beeswax wrap is now ready to use! To clean, use cold water and mild detergent. Enjoy!

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