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How To Make Sachets Or Scent-bags

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Parent Issue
Day
30
Month
April
Year
1875
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Various powders, etc., placed in nilk bngs ox ornamental BnvtiopS are agreeable to smoll oí', and also economical i'or iinparting a pleasing odor to liuen and clothes as they are packed away in drawers, f'or they prevent motlis. For heliotrope powder, tako hajf a pound of orris root, one-quarter pound oí' ground rose leaves, two ounoes powdered tonquin beau, one ounee vanilla , ■ huif drachm grain mnsk, two drop attiir of alnionds; mix it all by siffcing tlirougli a iins sicve. This is oue of tile best s:u;hets ever made, and perfuaies table-cldths, gbeete, pillow-oases, and tovvels delicioiisly. Fpj; lavender powder tako one pound oí' powdered íavender, one-quarter poiuid gum barreoiii, und ono-quarter of an punce of atüir pf lavender. For patcliouJi, use one-ludf a pound of pateliouli grouud iine, aud a yery little of attar patchouli. 1'liis lierb is often sold in its natural state as imported, and ÍS tied uj) in half-pound bundles. láíindal wo(d sachet, powder is good, and consiste í the vood ground fine. Cedar wood, wlien ground, forms a body for other powder.s, and wiii kee] moths at a dintauee. Dried fennei, when giouodj is altso used i'or soent-bags, and groiind mitmeg is liked for this pm " Ii' yoxi are in a driving storrn, don't a(tempt to hold fue raint;.

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Old News
Michigan Argus