Lavender has been used for centuries for fragrance, to freshen linens and to keep the moths away. Elizabethan ladies used to gather lavender and transform it into these delightful wands or bottles to put in their linen cupboards. The ribbon traps the lavender blossoms and keeps them snuggly inside the wand so they don’t scatter all over the clothing.
9-15 (must be an odd number) straight stems of fresh lavender about 12 inches long (as long as you can cut them)
About 2-4 yards of 1/4″ wide ribbon
Rubber band or string
4. Continue to weave until the buds are tightly encased inside the ribbon. I continued to weave past the buds; it’s really up to you when you want to stop weaving after the buds are completely encased.