Fragrant pouch art
This is called a fragrant pouch or sachet, and it is a Chinese traditional handicraft for the dragon boat festival. It is also an ornament to ward off evil spirits in many Eastern cultures.Chen Mei Ling is a recipient of the outstanding traditional weaving award. Here she is teaching students the making of a traditional chicken heart fragrant bag in several easy steps:For those making the updated version in baby cow shapes, the concept is the same, but material and style will differ slightly. As long as creative mind is put to use, the end result will be fragrant and pleasing to others.