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Decorate jam jars to give as gifts

Decorate jam jars to give as gifts

Giving homemade jam as a gift? We’ll show you how to decorate your jam jars beautifully and make each one a real eye-catcher. Use old t-shirts for the fabric covers and give them a new life.


An article by Mone

Step-by-step tutorial

First draw a circle on the fabric using a cereal bowl or similar. Then cut it out with the fabric scissors.

Design tip: If you want, use a sewing machine to quilt the edges to create a narrow edge.

Print out the motif template and place it centrally under the fabric circle. Trace the template with the double-ended fabric pens in the desired colours. Now create different fabric covers in this way. Whether lettering, colourful fruit motifs or both – there are no limits to creativity.

Fruit motif template

Lettering template

Place your fabric circles with the design in the middle of the jam jar lid.

Attach the fabric circle to the jam jar lid with an elastic band and tie a beautiful, matching fabric band around it.


Material overview

What you need

ProductArticle no.Quantity
STAEDTLER® 3190 Double-ended fabric pen - Wallet containing 12 double-ended fabric pens in assorted colours 3190 TB12 1

Additionally required:

Light-coloured used fabrics, e.g. an old white T-shirt, Fabric scissors, Templates, Round template, e.g. a cereal bowl, Jams, Rubber band and/or textile band, Sewing machine may be necessary

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