I don't know about you,
but there are moments I have a hard time getting motivated to do something.
A little while ago I was having one of those days....
I went to my craft room, sat on the floor and stared off into space.
I was thinking that I just wanted to read a book and eat some chocolate :)
But as I sat there the wheels in my head started turning
and this was the idea that formed,
yarn and lace covered jars with a bouquet of fabric flowers.
The Lord also brought a refreshing verse to my mind. . .
"Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do,
do all to the glory of God."
1 Corinthians 10:31
(I used spaghetti sauce jars that I had saved)
hot glue gun and glue
I used a crotchet-type lace on the bottom.and this kept the yarn from falling off the jar.
Cut the lace to fit around the bottom and hot glue into place.
Wrap the yarn around the jar and tie a knot to secure;
begin wrapping the yarn around the jar (keep it tight).
As you can see with my jar I couldn't go all the way to the top because of its shape.
So when I got close to the top,
I hot glued the end of my yarn to the jar.
Then I hot glued lace at the top to cover the small area that wasn't covered by yarn.
Onto the yo-yo flowers....
buttons, pearls, rhinestones, etc.
Decide how many flowers you want in your jar
and cut out that amount of circles from fabric (I used an old shirt).
I had 8 flowers in my bouquet
and my circles were 3.5-inches in size.
Then, cut out the same amount of smaller circles for the back of the flower.
Stitch along the edge of the circle.
When you get back to your starting point pull your thread tightly and tie a knot.
This is what you should have. . .
Flip your flower over
and place the top of the branch onto the back of the flower.
Apply some hot glue to the smaller circle and place over the branch.
Then apply an embellishment to the middle of the flower with hot glue.
I applied a felt Christmas tree to another jar that I made
and added some colorful candy canes.
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