Happy Easter Jar Wrap

size: 3"x7"; stitch count: 92 w x 36 h


  • Glass or plastic container with lid
  • DMC 14-count (#964) Lt. Sea Green Aida
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • DMC 6-strand Rayon Embroidery Floss
  • DMC Memory Thread
  • Coordinating-color sewing threads

Stitch Types

Backstitch : 1 strand
Cross-stitch : 2 strands
French Knot : 1 strand wrapped 2 times

Basic Supplies

scissors, measuring tape or ruler, iron


  • DMC #24 tapestry needle
  • Fabric glue
  • Iron-on interfacing
  • Velcro dot fasteners, two 5/8"


  • 1. Using two strands floss, cross-stitch design centered on cloth.
  • 2. Backstitch and French knot with one strand 310.
  • 3. Apply iron-on interfacing on back of linen. (Note: Stitched piece is approximately 3"x7".)
  • 4. Following chart and key, couch Memory Thread with matching sewing thread.
  • 5. Measure circumference of container, adding 2-1/2". Trim cloth measurement and to 4" from top to bottom.
  • 6. Press 1/4" in along long edges and glue. Let dry. Press 1/4" under along short edges and glue. Let dry.
  • 7. Glue Velcro dot fasteners on top and bottom of short ends. Position wrap around jar.

by Lois Winston for DMC Corp

Pattern - Happy Easter Jar Wrap


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