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Patterned Sachets

Tie a few sachets for coworkers, or use them individually as stocking stuffers.

Photography: Yunhee Kim

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2007


  • Four sachet patterns

  • Printable paper-backed cotton

  • Printer

  • Scissors

  • Needle and thread

  • Lavender, cedar, or balsam


  1. In a photo-editing program, draw four 4-inch squares. Import a different pattern into each square. Print squares onto printable paper-backed cotton, following manufacturer's instructions; cut out.

  2. Stack 2 printed squares or 1 blank square and 1 printed square, right sides facing. Sew around all sides, using a 1/4-inch seam allowance and leaving a 1-inch opening on 1 side. Turn pillow right side out. Fill with lavender, cedar, or balsam; stitch closed.

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