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Gorgeous smelling Christmas gifts
These were made for Christmas prezzies for people. They're super easy to make and you can make any shape you like!

I have shown how to make 3 types of bag.

Will possibly update with more pictures soon :)

Posted by Vicky from Colchester, England, United Kingdom • Published See Vicky's 42 projects »
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  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 1
    Step 1

    RIBBON DRAWSTRING BAG:

    Collect together all your supplies (I forgot to photograph the ribbon.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a piece of fabric just over twice the height you want your bag to be and just over the width you want your bag.

    (yes, that is me)

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the fabric in half, with right sides together and sew down both sides * leaving around 1 inch gap at the top unsewn.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew down the top of one side into a channel and thread through a piece of ribbon. The ribbon should be double the length of the width of your bag.

    Make sure your ribbon has the same length either side of the bag then sew a little cross in the middle to stop the ribbon unthreading itself.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 5
    Step 5

    (sorry, this is hard to see)

    Measure half of your bag and then mark an inch or so either side of it.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut a little slit at each of these marks and thread the ends of your ribbon through.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew the top of the bag like step 4. Make sure you don't sew through the ribbon!!

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fill your bag with lavender heads! Don't overfill it but use enough to give your bag some shape and smell.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pull the ends of the ribbon and the top of the bag will scrunch up. Tie the ribbon in a bow and put a few stitches through so the bow and bag doesn't come undone and so you can hang the bag up using the ribbon loops.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 10
    Step 10

    PLAIN BAG:

    Follow instructions to the * in step 3.

    Then follow step 8.

    Finally sew up the top of the bag with a loop of ribbon in it.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 11
    Step 11

    SHAPED BAG:

    Cut 2 of the shape you want with seam allowances all around.

  • How to make a scent pouches. Lavender Bags - Step 12
    Step 12

    Sew all around your shape with the right sides together leaving a gap to stuff later on. Remember to sew in a loop of ribbon to hang it up with!

  • Step 13

    Turn your creation inside out then stuff with lavender.

  • Step 14

    Sew up the hole you used to stuff the lavender.

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Gabby.
Gabby. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 19 projects
wow, thats a really good idea for x-mas gifts
thanx Happy
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queenfairypants
queenfairypants · Manchester, England, GB · 75 projects
(i meant drawstring BAG lol x)
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queenfairypants
queenfairypants · Manchester, England, GB · 75 projects
yeh drawstring back tutorial! thaanks

x
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