Happy Easter Jar Wrap

By  Lois Winston  for  DMC Corp

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

  • Happy Easter Jar Wrap


  • 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


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

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, measuring tape or ruler, iron

Stitch Types

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

Pattern - Happy Easter Jar Wrap

  • 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.