A couple weeks ago I made A LOT of pear jam. I mean an awful lot of pear jam! I put some in these little quilted jelly jars and I plan on giving them away at Christmas to my neighbors.
I wanted to make them a little more personal, it seems a jar, even one with jam in it, is just kind of boring. So I made pretty little covers for the lids. It was really very easy. Here's how I did it.
This batting give the top of the jar a little more body.
Next I cut my fabric. I cut it a couple inches larger than the top of the jar so it would hang down a little bit. Set the material on top of the batting and use a small elastic to secure it to the jar. You'll want to use one that no one will be able to see once you tie the ribbon.
Next I cut a piece of ribbon and wrap it around the top of the jar and tie a bow. You can remove the elastic if you want to, but if you leave it on it'll help hold the material on.