Christmas Sachet - "Wreath" filled with lavender from Provence
*** Stunning sachet, perfect for Christmas. What says Christmas more than this lovely sachet made from handwoven, antique German linen? ***
This lovely sachet is made from antique German white linen. A perfect, personal gift for treasured friends and family members. Enjoy the Christmas Spirit in every room, wherever you want to place it. It will always bring a smile to your heart.
It is filled to the brim with fragrant, culinary-quality French lavender from Provence. Our lavender is pure, of the highest quality and does not have dusty by products like craft grade lavender has. These sachets are so fragrant, the lavender smell induces calm and makes every room in your home invoke the aromas of summertime in the south of France. Because of the high quality, the lavender fragrance will last for years. Simply squeeze your sachet occasionally to release the lavender scent.
Our Sachets Feature:
- Size - 5" wide x 5" high
- Front - antique German white linen
- Back - vintage German mangle cloth (linen)
- Embroidery - cross stitch
- Contents - culinary quality French lavender from Provence
- Tie - hemp twine
All my linen is between 90 and 140 years old and made from flax and hemp, which were grown by European farmers who wove the material by hand. The women weavers of former times spent their evenings weaving this amazing linen, often working only by candlelight. A weaver would work four to six hours to produce just 60 centimeters (24 inches) of this linen.
Mangle cloths are linen fabrics that were installed in the old roller ironing presses (mangles) to protect textiles and clothing from the heat. These wonderful, 60 to 100-year-old linens come from Germany and France and measure about 3 meters (nearly 10 feet) long and 90 centimeters (about 35 inches) wide.
When I first started working with this type of linen, I hoped to convey to my children a sense of history and an awareness of their European heritage. I also wanted my home to connect with nature by using natural materials, instead of man-made fibers. I can hardly tell you how much we have enjoyed the wonderful items made from this beautiful linen!
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