Monday, January 20, 2014

One Down . . .

. . . eleven to go.  I assembled the first lavender sachet this evening.  As you know, I am terrible at the finishing process and my hand sewing skills are not the best.  Here is the first sachet, measuring about 5" wide and 6" tall.  

I backed it in the same wool that I hooked with.  It took me less than a half hour to hook the heart, but almost twice that to finish it.  Hopefully the next ones will go more quickly.  I will try to do them a little more assembly line style.  I will also use a little less lavender and cut the backing slightly larger.  I don't like that a bit of linen is showing between the front and back, but since the wool is light colored, you probably would not notice unless I pointed it out.

I hope that your week is off to a great start.
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  1. It looks wonderful to me and a nice finish.


  2. Oh Lauren, so beautiful, great job, Blessings Francine.

  3. Beautiful... You did a great job on this one and I can almost smell that lavender. One of my favorite scent.

    The first one is always the teacher. It will get easier with the others.

  4. So cute! The next 11 will finish up quicker than the first.

  5. they are so sweet I just love them. what a great idea.

  6. Looks good Lauren! Nice neat job.

  7. Those are just darling...stay warm and happy hooking hugs lil raggedy Angie

  8. It looks great and I bet they smell wonderful.....I'm with you the finishing always takes longer!

  9. They look very nice. I was wondering how you would finish them.
    I always have to gear up in my mind for the finishing part. I hope you are having a great week.

  10. LoVe it. You 've made an awesome finish!


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