DIY Lavender Sachets…

Spring is upon us and I have vivid images of flowers bursting from the ground in a riot of color. Well, we aren’t there yet with our garden or yard – but, I feel it is right around the corner. To freshen up my home – and spirits – I love the fragrance of dried fresh lavender.

A friend gave me this bag of lavender not too long ago…

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.…so I decided to make sachets. I started by cutting two squares of cream colored burlap fabric. You can make any size you want. My cuts are 3 1/2″ square. Even if you can’t sew with a machine, you can use Stitch Witchery or HeatnBond. You will just need to be extra careful when filling your sachets.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.Sew three sides – leaving the fourth one open.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.Trim the corners for smoother, easier filling.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.I also cut purple fabric. This was a $1 apron from Dollar Tree.  You know me – always figuring out ways to make a project easier for myself – I just cut out the pocket from the apron. It was already a perfect square! I followed the same steps as I did with the burlap.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.Isn’t lavender beautiful?

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.Ready to fill the sachets. Remember my scoop from the thrift store?

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.I don’t overstuff my sachets, but I do like them full. After they are filled, you sew the top closed.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.This is the color I dream about :) I love my vintage Mason jar. It is very old and it was rescued from a yard that was full of bottles. The glass was clear at one time, but turned this beautiful hue by being out in the elements for a very long time.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.

Ways that I use lavender sachets:

  • Placed in dresser drawers…but not in my Honey Bees drawers :)
  • Hung in my closet
  • Hung from doorknobs
  • Used as potpourri in a bowl placed on a table
  • Inside my pillowcase
  • I place in the microwave for a minute or two to remove funky odors in the kitchen. You can also use this method when you want the house to smell good.

I have also placed dried lavender in a small piece of cheese cloth and added to my bath.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.

DIY Lavender Sachets - easy sew project. Use burlap fabric or cloth of your choose. Sew on three sides and then fill with lavender. Sew fourth side together. I decorate with a burlap rose. Sachet is great for drawers, on a side table in a bowl or microwave to remove funky odors.I hope you give this easy-to-sew project a try. The scent of lavender is clean and refreshing…just like Spring!

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