Decorative Jam Jar Cover

Materials

  • Printed fabric
  • Unbleached linen
  • Braid trim or lace
  • Ribbon
  • DMC Embroidery Threads

Tools

  • Mechanical pencil and eraser
  • Embroidery hoop
  • Embroidery needles
  • Embroidery scissors

Directions

Size

  • 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/)
by Sylvie Blondeau for Harper Collins Publishers

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3658/9f17b5cc-a62f-4a92-b9f7-6e366b3e7adf.pdf



http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3658/b431bcc6-9d85-419c-8bae-8fb19945d10b.pdf



Decorative Jam Jar Cover
Decorative Jam Jar Cover Photo 1
Photo 1 Embroidery pour le Jardinier
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