Mason jars are the go-to container for our summer drinks. Now that it’s getting cooler, I wanted to keep drinking from mason jars, but hot drinks make it tricky to hold the jar. So, I decided to try making a mason jar cozy that would allow us to keep using our mason jars for coffee, hot chocolate, or spiced cider.

Mason Jar Cozy DIY

It works! Here’s what I did:

I made a template that was a rectangle, 3 x 10 3/4 inches. I cut out two pieces of fabric: one piece of cotton for the outside, and one piece of felt for the inside. I sewed the trim onto the bottom of the outside piece, then sewed a hair tie to the side of that piece. I placed the felt over the cotton piece and sewed the two pieces together, leaving a small opening so I could flip it right side out. Once it was flipped, I sewed a topstitch around the whole thing, and added a button. I tried it on a mason jar, but it slipped a little because mason jars are generally not skinnier on the bottom. My solution: glue a rubber band to the inside with E6000 glue. It made the cozy stick to the jar and it didn’t slip. Success!

mason jar cozy diy

mason jar cozy diy

For the maiden voyage of the mason jar cozy, I made this pumpkin spice latte. It was even paleo. Yum!

mason jar cozy diy

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3 Responses to Mason Jar Cozy DIY

  1. Connie says:

    Instead of a rubber band what about a line of hot glue or silicone or even some of that rubber drawer lining sewn to the inside?

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