Monday, June 07, 2010

Make it: Ribbon Sachets

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On the set of Creative Juice ~ making ribbon crafts!

Scrap Ribbon Sachets

A simple sewing technique turns ribbons into sweet smelling lavender sachets perfect for drawers and linen closets.

12” of 2 ½ ” wide ribbon
12” of 2 ” wide ribbon
Lavender or potpourri of choice
Matching thread
Sewing machine
Hand sewing needle
Small artificial flowers (optional)

1. Layer and center the narrower ribbon onto the wide ribbon, so that both sides are facing up. Stitch in place.

2. Fold the ribbon in half crosswise (right sides to right sides) and sew around the ribbon leaving a small opening for turning.

3. Turn the ribbon sachet right side out and fill with lavender or potpourri.

4. Fold in the raw ends and stitch the opening closed. Sew on small flower embellishments, if desired.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous11:08 PM

    Hmmm.... Innovative. Did this with scrap fabric too.
    Thank you


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