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Lovely Lavender Sachets



These Lovely Lavender Sachets from Jen Hagedorn make great gifts for family and friends. Drying lavender for sachets is so easy! Put these sachets in closets and drawers to keep your clothes smelling lovely!

Lovely Lavender Sachets


  • Dried lavender bunches
  • Fabric squares
  • Ribbon



  1. Bundle lavender into bunches about as thick as your wrist so they aren't too crowded. Rubber band the stems, pretty tight, because they lose some volume as they dry and you don't want them falling all over the place.

    Lovely Lavender Sachets
  2. Slip another rubber band through the ones holding your bunch, then loop it by pulling one end through the other to form a hanger.

    Lovely Lavender Sachets
  3. Hang them in a dry place out of sunlight. Put a piece of newspaper on the floor beneath them to catch the flowers that fall as they dry.  You don't want to waste any of these fragrant beauties! In about a week they should be crisp but still have their color and fragrance. Take them down.
  4. Put the bunches in an old pillowcase. Rub gently, like you are rolling the bunch, and the flowers will separate from the stems. Collect the flowers in an airtight container.
  5. For fabric, you can use pre-pinked charm squares, you can cut your fabric using a pinking rotary cutter, or you can use pinking shears. I like them no larger than 5" on a side and no less than 3".

    Lovely Lavender Sachets
  6. Lay two pieces wrong sides together. Use a 5/8" seam allowance, and beginning 5/8" from one edge, sew three sides using a straight stitch. Don't forget to backstitch at the beginning and end, and end 5/8" from the unsewn edge. Choose a thread color you like, because your stitches will show on your sachet.

    Lovely Lavender Sachets
  7. Now fill it. You don't want to fill it too full or you won't be able to sew it shut, and you'll just be wasting lavender because a little goes a long way. 1 ounce should do it, which for my 5" x 5" charm square is about 1/2 way full.

    Lovely Lavender Sachets

    Lovely Lavender Sachets
  8. Keep the lavender packed down away from your unsewn edge, and then sew the remaining edge, being sure to cross over your original stitches, and backstitching at the beginning and end.

    Lovely Lavender Sachets

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Jun 15, 2013

What do you think? They look very easy. I'll have to wait till my bush flowers then I can make some. Thank you Ruth


Mar 12, 2013

can i use precut quilting squares?


7 Ratings

Jun 27, 2012

The diresctions are simple, easy to understand well done!


Jan 6, 2012

These are lovely. What does your tag say??? How much do think this one would sell for?


Jan 6, 2012

use in closets/drawers for a natural insect repellent


Jan 5, 2012

Love this idea but have one HUGE PROBLEM. Where do I get lavender in Orlando Florida. DOes anyone have a good cheap source? We can make these for our next church bazaar. send info to me: nannyglo@cfl.rr.com and thank you. Happy New Year.


Jan 5, 2012

I have lots of lavender and I'll look forward to making these sweet sachets.


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