Super Simple Plant Pot Cover - Transform an Old Pot

2 Materials
$3
30 Minutes
Easy

Make a simple plant pot cover to use indoors or outside and transform a plain old pot immediately. Simple sewing project that is great for beginners.

To see a video tutorial for this check out my blog at Christine's Crafts.

Measure the height of your pot and the distance around the widest part of your pot.


The easiest way to cut out your circular base for your cover is to place the pot onto the wrong side of your fabric and draw around it. Then measure 0.75″ away from it all around and draw a new larger circle at those measurements. Cut out around the larger circle.


Next cut out a rectangle that is the distance around your pot plus 1.5″ by the height of your pot plus 2″.


Take your rectangle of fabric and fold it in half with right sides facing so that the shortest sides meet. Now pin along that short edge to hold the two pieces together. Sew along that seam. You are forming a tube.




Line up the circular base with the bottom of your ‘tube’. Pin the circular base to the bottom of your tube with right sides together. Once you are happy that your edges are in place then sew around the circle. It can be a bit tricky sewing around a curve so just take your time and keep easing the fabric around.



Turn your cover the right way out and try it on your pot!


Next measure the height of your plant pot up from the seam at the bottom of the cover. Mark it with pins and then fold the fabric in to the cover along that line.


Pin the fold over close to the folded edge. Then fold the raw edge under to form a double hem. This way your pot will look tidy inside the top edge. Work all the way around pinning it in place and then sew it. Form a tidy hem.

Well done! You now have a completed plant pot cover and you know how to make many more.


If you want any more help or to watch a video tutorial then head on over to my blog at Christine's Crafts.


These are great for gift bags when you give a plant to a friend.

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