Today - to counteract the wonderful country aroma left by the muck spreaders - I have been mostly making lavender bags!!
Just sneaking into my photo is that little green card and a beautiful little brooch that Neet made for me using polymer clay. I love it and think it is such a clever way to use clay. Annie and I are still pondering how you did it Neet!!!
Here is a close-up of the lavender bags.
I used a well worn, vintage, handmade, fine lawn pillow case to make my little lavender outer bags.
It was so lovely that I didn't really want to cut it up. It even had entwined intials sewn beautifully onto one end. Sadly it had seen better days and rather than let it remain hidden in a drawer I decided to give it another life and make little bags stuffed with wonderfully scented Shropshire lavender.
The little inner sachets were made using left over scraps from some voile curtaining.
The other lavender sacks are also made from cotton remants with some hand embroidery from a vintage tablecloth.
I love to re-cycle and hate to throw things out and at least something useful is the outcome of a little afternoon of sewing.
This is what you can make with a double duvet set and a quick raid into my fabric stash!!
Can you spot
- a single duvet
- 2 pillow cases
- a set of underbed top secret curtains
- a cushion cover
- a chair seat pad
- a useful shoulder bag
- a note book cover
That's it for this week.
Thanks for calling by - I will be over to see your WOYWW desk soon - as long as we don't get a power cut or broadband signal reduction!
Have a good week.