Lavender Sachets

A Little Lavender Gift

A Little Lavender Gift

My friend is having a birthday and I decided that I would make a gift rather than go out and buy one. I set aside Saturday to do the whole thing, start to finish. It didn’t take the whole day…it only took as long as one, old episode of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple! It made […]


Lavender Sachets 2 & 3

Lavender Sachets 2 & 3

Driving across the USA is a great time to embroider! We traveled from Minnesota to Michigan and I got both of the other two sachets covers done. The only problem with embroidering on the road is the roads can be bumpy! The good thing is that the time passes quickly. As I was stitching these […]


Lavender Sachets 1

Lavender Sachets 1

Lavender sachets are so nice to give as gifts. They’re quick to stitch, easy to finish into something (minimal sewing!) and small enough to send in the post. When I get around to teaching a class in embroidery, a sachet will be one of the first projects we do. Here’s the front of the first […]


More finished projects

More finished projects

Before leaving for my vacation in the USA to see family, I spent some time making gifts from two of the embroidery pieces I’ve written about here; the rose by Trish Burr and the crewel design by Tristan Brooks. I also worked up something new that’s a variation on my needle case. I decided that […]