12 Ideas for Homemade Sachet Bags and Scented Fillings

12 Ideas for Homemade Sachet Bags and Scented Fillings

I didn’t realize there were so many fillings you could make for sachet bags! You can use lavender, rice and essential oil, Epsom salts, potpourri, soda, and my favorite discovery, Downy beads. I’ve included a few ways to put the sachet bags together, both sew and no-sew. I hope you enjoy this aroma-filled list of ideas!

1. Frugal Sachets

Aren’t these simple yet whimsically sweet? You’ll find a list of supplies needed to make inexpensive no-sew sachets at The Coupon Challenge.

2. Pyramid Sachets

It’s really very easy to make these pyramid bags, so don’t be afraid to give it a try. You can customize the fabric you use to make them perfect for any occasion.

3. Nursery Sachets

These adorable sachets can be tucked into a diaper bag or hung near the changing table. They’re filled with a deodorizing soda to keep these areas smelling sweet.

4. Envelope Sachets

You might ask, “Where would I use a sachet made with an envelope?” Well, I’d like to suggest the following places and occasions:

  • Luggage
  • Office desk drawers
  • Favors for weddings or showers

5. Lilac Sachets

Learn how to cut and dry lilac blossoms to use in lilac sachets. The scent is said to produce a calming effect that reduces anxiety and encourages relaxation.

6. Unscented Sachet

There is actually an unscented sachet base you can purchase to mix your own filling.

7. Appliqued Sachets

Make this beautiful sachet by appliqueing simple shapes cut from felt or fabric to sew into bags.

8. Essential Oil Spray

Small Keys shares a recipe for an essential oil sachet spray. You can use it to scent dried herbs, flowers, and peels.

9. Love-ly Sachet

Whether making this lovely sachet to give as a Valentine’s Day gift or to use yourself, this purse-like sachet with the X’s and O’s is a real winner.

10. Organza Bag Sachets

Essential oils and cotton balls make this a simple sachet to make.

11. Patchwork Heart Sachets

The scraps of different fabrics in this patchwork heart sachet proves that there really is a good reason to hang onto all those little fabric scraps!

12. Vintage Doily Sachet

Think about the gifts you would give to a mother, grandmother, teen girl, babysitter, teacher, or friend. Any of them would love to receive a vintage doily sachet. If you don’t have old doilies, buy them inexpensively from a dollar store and dye them with tea to age them.