Repurposed Linen Sachet Craft
This lovely lavender sachet is a great way to recycle an old piece of linen.
Source: The Martha Stewart Show, September 2009
Dried lavender is available at health-food stores, floral shops, and bath shops.
For a different aroma, try one of these scent blends:
- Cedar tips, cedar shavings, and lavender
- Orange tea and dried roses
- Earl Grey tea and dried cornflowers
- Grapefruit peel, vanilla beans, and peach tea
- Lemon verbena, chamomile, and lemon peel
- Fresh eucalyptus leaves and lime peel
Old or stained linens (Martha used an old French linen hand towel.)
Rotary cutter and ruler (optional)
Sewing machine threaded with coordinating thread
Loose dried lavender
Cut two 5-by-8-inch pieces from the linen.
Match edges with right sides together and pin. Sew along edges with a 1/4-inch seam allowance, leaving a 4-inch opening along one side.
Clip corners of seam allowance, being careful not to cut into seam.
Turn pouch right-side out. Poke the corners to a sharp point with a bone folder. Fill with lavender.
Hand-stitch opening closed.