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Here is a project for mum and child to keep clothes, bits and bobs smelling lovely! The Flower Fairies Handbook for Magical Mothers is full of arts and crafts ideas for mums and children to do together. You'll love the love the recipes, craft projects and other ideas for the home and garden within. It is sure to evoke fond memories of childhood and the magical world of the Flower Fairies, universally popular across the generations. To win the book, find the competition on askamum's Win page.How to make Flower Fairies' lavender scented sachetsYou will need:Scraps of fabric such as cotton or silkRulerPinking shearsFabric gluePaintbrushTeaspoonLavender seedsRibbonButtons to decorate
1. Use pinking shears to cut your fabric into a rectangular strip, 8 cm wide and 24 cm long.2. On the prettiest side of the fabric, paint a thin strip of fabric glue down each long edge.3. Carefully fold the fabric in half, pressing the long side edges together, and leave the glue to dry.4. Turn the fabric inside out. Gently push the handle of a teaspoon into the corners to neaten the shape.5. Fill your bag with lavender seeds, leaving around 4 cm of fabric free at the top of the bag.6. When the bag is nearly full, tie a pretty ribbon in a bow tightly around its neck and place the bag in your clothes drawers, or under your pillow.
Lavender’s craft tipIf you have any lavender growing in your garden, you can gather the seeds yourself. Pick the lavender heads when infull bloom, leave the heads to dry, then remove the scented seeds.Go to askamum's Win page to have a chance of winning The Flower Fairies Handbook for Magical Mothers.
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