Recently I have really been enjoying fresh lavender in my yard. One project I have been working on are my fresh lavender sachets. They are simple to make and don’t require too much time & are a perfect craft project. They make for sweet small gifts for friends, family or even for yourself.
Here is the material needed:
-1 to 2 pounds of fresh cut lavender.
-One package of Organza Pouches.
Note: Most craft stores have these bags but you could easily make your own as well.
Here is how to make them:
1. Either buy or cut about 1 to 2 pounds of lavender to make the sachet bags. It seems like a lot but after plucking off the lavender off the steams you’ll end up having just enough for 12 small 3×4″ sized bags.
2. Pluck the flower buds off the lavender stems by running your fingers from the bottom of the stem to the top. Usually one to three at a time works best.
Note: this process is time consuming but worth it!
(My plucked lavender stems after making all the sachets).
3. Next, fill about 4 to 5 tablespoons of lavender buds in bags.
4. Tie the knot of the satin ribbon with one lavender steam thread & your finished. I used one piece of lavender to add a decorative touch but this is optional.
Lavender scented sachets keep clothes smelling so fresh. Another plus about lavender sachets is it repels moths and insects. I decided not to dry the lavender, I wanted them to be super fresh but whichever way you prefer them is really up to you.
Another fun simple project to try at home.
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