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What you need:

  • Dried lavender

  • Linen fabric

  • Embroidery thread

  • Embroidery needles

  • Twine/String

  • Embroidery hoop

  • Scissors

What you also need:

  • Sewing machine

  • Learn a few basic embroidery stitches online.

What you do: Cut your fabric. We find that 10 x 20cm is a good size for a lavender sachet. Decide on the picture you wish to embroider. It helps to make a light drawing on the fabric as guidance. Set your fabric into your embroidery hoop. Following basic stitches, embroider your picture onto your fabric. taking care to keep picture on the top third of the fabric. Allowing for space for a top seam and bow.

Fold top seam inward, pin down and sew a straight seam line. Do the same on both sides. Folding the fabric inwards with embroidered picture on the inner side, pin the side seams and sew. Unfold sachet inside out and pull out corners for a tidy finish.

Fill the lavender sachet with the dried lavender. About two thirds full. Cut string, twine or ribbon and make a bow toe at the top seam.

Lavender Sachets are a wonderful indulgence to put into your linen or clothes drawers. Hand on hangers inside wardrobes or coat cupboards. Place under your pillows for a relaxing fragrance aroma to soothe your sleep. They make a beautiful and thoughtful gift. We have done all the hard work for you by making hand Embroidered Lavender Sachets which you can find in our HOMEGROWN SHOP Etsy Shop. Or visit our shop here.

They are handmade here in Ireland and filled with an aromatic blend of our own HomeGrownHOME dried lavender and French lavender heads.

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