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How to make a Decorative Fabric Mason Jar Topper


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Are you gifting homemade jam, jellies or other canned goods this holiday?  Add a bit of decoration to your mason jar with this decorative fabric jar topper.

These quick and easy fabric mason jar covers make mason jar gifts very attractive and cute.  It adds an extra touch to your homemade gifts.  It can also be used on store purchased jars to dress them up.   

You don't have to have homemade jams or canned goods.  There are many other ideas for mason jar gifts:

  • Fill with dry ingredients for a cookie or cake recipe.  Include the recipe!
  • For a quilting or sewing friend, fill with some fun sewing supplies.
  • Fill with candies
  • Fill with ingredients for a soup and include the recipe.

This is a great project to use up fabric and ribbon scraps.  So, dig into your stash and make some fabulous mason jar toppers.

You can find some other fabric holiday project ideas by following the link.

Keep reading or watch the video tutorial below to learn how to make this quick and easy craft.


Watch our Video Below or Click the link to watch How to make a Decorative Fabric Mason Jar Topper in Youtube.


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SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Glass Mason Jar or another jar with a top
  • 6” circle of fabric for regular mouth jar or a 7” circle of fabric for wide mouth jar - Scrap fabric works great!
  • 24” - 26" piece of ribbon (¼” or 3/8” wide)
  • Trim – such as lace or rick rack
  • Pen
  • Scissor
  • Rubber band or Hair Ties

Fabric Mason Jar Topper - Topper Jar Lids


INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1: Iron fabric

Iron the fabric to get rid of creases and wrinkles.

STEP 2: FIND ROUND PLATE

Look around the house for a plate or a bowl or other round item.  The plate or bowl should measure around 6” diameter if covering a regular mouth mason jar or 7” diameter if covering a wide mouth mason jar.  

STEP 3: TRACE

Place the fabric with the wrong-side up, on a flat work surface. Place the round item on the fabric and trace around it with a pen or pencil.Fabric Mason Jar Topper - Trace plate

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STEP 4: CUT CIRCLE

Use a scissor to cut just inside the traced line.  The cut circle should look like the photo below. Fabric Mason Jar Topper - Cut Fabric Circle

STEP 5: SEW TRIM

Find some lace or other fun trim to sew onto the edge of the circle.  Sew the trim along the raw edge of the fabric circle using a zigzag stitch.Fabric Mason Jar Topper - Add Trim

Below is the finished fabric circle with trim.Fabric Mason Jar Topper - Trim added


STEP 6: Place on Jar

Center the fabric over the top of the jar. Secure in place using a rubber band or hair tie. Adjust fabric if necessary so it looks nice.Fabric Mason Jar Topper - Add hair tie

STEP 7: Add Ribbon 

Place ribbon around the lid and tie a bow. The ribbon will cover the rubber band or hair tie to make it look decorative.Fabric Mason Jar Topper - Add Ribbon

These easy to make jar covers are a great way to make the jams, jellies or preserves look special for gift giving.

Other Holiday Gift Giving Project Ideas

Wine Bottle Gift BagWine Bottle Gift Bag - Are you giving a bottle of wine, oil or another tall bottle for a gift this holiday?  Make this quick and easy wine bottle gift bag.

Candy Sleigh GiftCandy Sleigh - Learn how to make this fun candy sleigh.  This is a wonderful gift for kids to give to their friends or teachers.

Fabric Christmas Tree OrnamentFabric Christmas Tree Ornament - This fabulous Christmas tree ornament uses fabric scraps and stitches up quickly.

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