Renters, step away from the no-nails. We have the perfect alternative to motivational posters. Treat indoor plants to cosy covers stitched with motifs and your favourite motivational quotes. Good vibes only! Here’s how to make it…
You will need:
• Denim fabric or canvas
• Embroidery hoop
• Embroidery floss
• Plastic flower pot
• Tape measure
• Chalk pencil
• Sewing notions
• Sewing machine (optional)
How to sew a plant post cosy
Measure the circumference and height of the plant pot (ours is 18″ x 5″). Also trace the base of the pot onto a piece of denim fabric: this will be the bottom of your plant pot cosy.
Adding a 1cm sewing allowance, draw the measurements onto the denim fabric, then cut.
Write your message on the fabric using the chalk pencil. For a little encouragement, we chose ‘grow’.
Using a simple back stitch, embroider your message with embroidery floss in your favourite colour.
Hem the top of your fabric by hand or use one of the embroidery settings on your sewing machine to add a little interest.
Right side facing, sew the two short edges of the fabric together.
Ride sides facing, pin the base of the plant pot cosy to the bottom of the tube piece and stitch in place but hand or using your sewing machine. Turn then place your plant in its cosy.
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About Enid Gonzalez
Enid is the maker behind A Charming Project. She has a passion for home décor, crafts, plants and coffee! www.acharmingproject.com
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