Decorative Jam Jar Cover
Harper Collins Publishers
A small piece of linen or any fabric you choose, a few strands of thread, and a needle-these are the only supplies you need to start embroidering! Stitch this sweet design, courtesy of Harper Crafts, to decorate jars of homemade preserves.
- Printed fabric
- Unbleached linen
- Braid trim or lace
- DMC Embroidery Threads
- Mechanical pencil and eraser
- Embroidery hoop
- Embroidery needles
- Embroidery scissors
Running Stitch: (R)
Detached Chain: (DC)
Fly Stitch: (Fl)
Pattern - Secrets of Embroidery
Pattern - Decorative Jam Jar Cover Design Chart
- 1. Size of stitched area: 1-5/8" diameter; size of finished design: 3" diameter
- Jam Jar Cover
- 1. Cut out a circle 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) in diameter from the linen and embroider the berry basket or desired design. See Photo 1 and "Decorative Jam Jar Cover Design Chart". (Note: See "Secrets of Embroidery" for additional information and stitch diagrams.) Fold edges under 1/4 inch (0.5 cm) all around.
- 2. Cut out a circle 6 inches (15 cm) in diameter from the printed fabric. Center the embroidered fabric on top and sew together. Then sew the braid or lace around the edge of the circle.
- 3. Cover jar and tie with ribbon.
- Reprinted with Permission
- 1. Reprinted with permission from Embroidery pour le Jardinier: 100 French Designs for the Gardener by Sylvie Blondeau (Harper Collins Publishers), ISBN: 9780062250049 (http://www.harpercollins.com/books/)