Fabric Covered Gift Boxes

Fabric Covered Gift Boxes

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Additional Information



  • 1/2 yd fabric for boxes and lids
  • 1/4 yd fabric for ribbon and bow
  • Darice® paper mache boxes
  • Spray adhesive
  • Glue
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS: RS = Right side(s) WS = Wrong side(s)
1. 10" box – 8"x36" for box; 12"x14" for lid
2. 8" box – 8"x32" for box; 11"x13" for lid
3. 9" round – 8"x28" for box; 13" circle for lid
4. Tear strips width of fabric – four 1½" wide strips for each box

1. Follow manufacturer’s directions and spray adhesive to WS of fabric for box.
2. Beginning at one corner, press fabric onto box, folding down top and wrapping as if a package.
3. Repeat with box lid.
4. Allow to dry thoroughly.
5. Glue strips to sides of box and lid for ribbon.
6. Make bow as desired and glue to top of box.
7. For round box, spray WS of fabric. Center fabric and press onto box. Clip edges every 1/2", fold and press to inside and bottom of box.
8. For round box lid, spray WS of fabric. Center fabric onto lid and press in place.
9. Carefully press sides down over edge; clip as needed. Fold and press edge to inside of lid; clip every 1/2".