The cross stitched panel was taken from a pattern in an old Jane Greenoff magazine. I've had it completed for some years and had never quite got around doing anything with it. I had the idea for the gift basket, and it's still been waiting all year for me to do.
I chose some purple fabric to match the pansies and thought the hessian went with the theme. I love the look but hessian is a real pain to sew with. Hopefully, it was worth it in the end.
The contents are just a few treats for a gardening enthusiast. There are some vegetable seeds, a seed ball for flowers to attract bee and an eco friendly paper pot maker and dibber.