Fold over two opposite corners so they overlap slightly roughly into thirds Fold up the bottom corner and press then fold up the bottom again 1/3 of the way Sometimes I stitch the sides closed but even easier is to insert a strip of "Stitch Witchery" along each side and press and fuse the sides together That way there are no stitches showing I buy French lavender buds from a wholesale source I make a separate pouch out of muslin the same size as my envelope
Beautiful embroidered covered buttons. Here's a thrifty, crafty trick & tip: If you're not good at embroidery then there's a 'cheats' way to get this result. Visit your local Charity Shop (Thrift store for our USA folks) and seek out old embroidered table cloths and handkerchiefs which already have embroidery on them. Cut out the sections of embroidery (making sure you don't snip the important threads) and use these sections to make your buttons!
Brides.com: A Glamorous Winter Wedding in Chicago. Tables were topped with champagne linens, candles, and centerpieces of roses, orchids, ranunculuses, and branches. All flowers were by Blumen Floral & Event Design.