Jar Lid Craft
Make a jelly bean cross stitched jar lid for an Easter craft. Jelly beans are a favorite candy for Easter with there fruity flavors and variety of colors. This cute cross stitched jelly bean design fits into a regular sized jar lid. Then fill the jar with jelly beans and give it as an Easter gift.
Jar lid designs are stitched in lots of different styles for all occasions. They are perfect simple crafts for friends, family, shut-in’s and just everyone. Make a design for a holiday, birthday, baby shower or something of just because. Fill the jar up with candies, popcorn, birdseed, nails or anything you can think of that goes with the design you cross stitched.
When I chose to stitch this Jelly Bean design it was to be my Easter craft gift for Mom. I thought the colorfulness in the pattern would bring a little cheer to her. I never know what to give my Mom since she was in a Care Center and doesn’t need much. It was perfect because it’s made from me and comes straight from my heart! Now that Mom has passed my Jelly Bean Jar comes back to me to always be teasured as a gift I made my Mom.
Jelly Bean Cross Stitch
This tutorial is about cross stitching this colorful jelly bean design. When finished it will fit into a regular sized jar lid hole. Also in this tutorial I’ll show you how to finish making the design with a ruffle and ribbon on it. When done just pour jelly beans of your choice into the jar and pop the lid on. Give it as a gift to someone special. Mine went to my Mom.
Lets get started at learning how to make this Jelly Bean design.
- Aida Cloth Size 22
- Mason Jar
- Jar Lid
- Thin Cardboard
- Tacky Glue
- Tapestry needle
- Embroider Scissors
Symbol chart with floss colors.
Time to assemble the cross stitch into a regular mouth jar ring.
Tacky Glue works wonders on these kinds of projects!
Take the next piece of cardboard and glue to middle of fabric.
Take puffy design out of ring and glue to the fabric cardboard.
Be sure to glue it to the fabric side leaving the cardboard side showing when popping lid on jar.
Cut a piece of ribbon to fit around the jar lid; leave enough to tie a bow.
Glue the ribbon around the jar ring and tie in a bow.