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Putting Things Together

February 7, 2010
linen and wool door hanger sachets How do your ideas come together?

I started this one wanting to make some lavender sachets. I had some linen & felted wool sweaters near my worktable (that I didn’t get around to using for ornaments in December, time to clean!) so I cut a few hearts out with the Sizzix machine that I hadn’t put away yet from packaging (definitely seeing a trend here in the ‘needing to clean up’ department). And that was it. I was stuck. So, I began taking out bits and pieces I had stashed – ribbons, crochet flowers, and some beads:
sachets in progress 
I started free-motion embroidery on a few, then embellished with hand-stitching. Filled with lavender and a hanger – and they were done. 

I think these are cute for this time of year, and for all year round, because "Love isn’t just for Valentine’s Day".

Belated update - thanks for the link Dot! Check out this awesome site: Dabbled:


  1. So sweet! The lavender smell would be heaven...

  2. those are really cute!

  3. I'll be linking to this today on dabbled.org... very cute!

  4. the stitching adds so much to these sweet hearts!


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