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Lavender Sachets are ready!

At last my supply of fresh lavender buds has arrived, and a few bolts of lovely ribbon. This morning I am making sachet bags to fill from my sealed supply of fragrant lavender buds as your orders come in. This way you will have the full advantage of the lovely delicate scent.
When you have a choice between using fresh renewably grown lavender and the heavy, chemical laden scents of the air fresheners commercially available and nationally advertised, of course you will want to choose the gentler, kinder solution. Try keeping one or two in your linen closet, in your bureau drawers or a couple in an open dish in an area you want to smell fresh and appealing.
The refillable sachets are made of fine reproduction quilting materials based on European and American vintage and antique fabrics. If you wish, I can make them up using vintage feedsacks, 1970’s calicos and a few oddments of 50’s fabrics I have. I am also waiting for some offcuts and remnants from French General(http://www.frenchgeneral.com/) in Los Angeles to arrive in my mailbox, and I have ordered lots of fabric from Moda’s French General Rouenneries line – luscious repro fabric reflecting the early 1800’s French fabrics printed in Rouen . I will also be able to make sachet bags using traditional fabrics sourced in Provence.

Just state your colour preferences and let me choose for you, or if you have a specific fabric in mind, contact me to see if I can supply it or something very like it.
My lovely refillable sachets are plump with this year’s fresh lavender and come to you sealed in a plastic bag to preserve their freshness. The sachets shown in this post are some I made up for a Xmas basket draw my community group are preparing for a concert to be held in a few weeks time in our local hall.
Contact me mailto:janet@novascotiaquilts.com to place your order.
PRICE: 3 for $27.50 plus $5 postage = $32.50 US dollars
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