How to Make Heart Sachet Setscomments (10) December 25th, 2008
Sometimes the best gifts are simple luxuries, things you know people want but would never buy for themselves. A set of these heart sachets is the perfect gift for any lady who appreciates the good things in life, plus it's another great way to use up all those fabric scraps from bigger projects!
The scent of lavender has been used throughout history to cure headaches and tension and is naturally soothing and relaxing. I can't think of anyone in today's hustle and bustle world who couldn't use a little bit more R & R, right? Tie up a set of these with pretty ribbon for a sweet gift or, if you're feeling really generous, wrap up these sachets with a gift certificate to your local spa.
What you'll need:
Makes three sachets
- Scraps of cotton fabric (you will need three per sachet)
- 6-inch x 18-inch piece of linen
- Fabric and paper scissors
- Straight pins
- Pinking shears
- 6-inch piece of cardstock
- Tailor's chalk
- Sewing machine and thread
- 3/4 cup lavender
- About 3 cups rice
To assemble the front of the sachet:
1. From the fabric scraps, cut one 3-1/4-inch x 6-inch piece and two 3-1/4-inch x 3-1/4-inch pieces.
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