Furoshiki Fabric Wraps: Simple • Reusable • Beautiful by Pixeladies

By Pixeladies

The Pixeladies are stitching specialists Deb Cashatt and Kris Sazaki. They express readers the centuries-old culture of furoshiki, the japanese artwork of wrapping gadgets in cloth for sensible reasons. a gorgeous and unique technique to current a present, from meals goods to reward playing cards! The e-book is illustrated with pictures of entire wraps and comprises easy step by step directions. learn how to make 18 diverse wraps for wrapping five major item shapes—bag, field, flat, bottle, and basket. additionally integrated are principles for designing exact wraps utilizing floor layout recommendations, plus a gallery displaying beautiful complete items. You’ll have the information to furoshiki absolutely anything!

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Take corner A and wrap it down and around the object, tucking the corner under the object. 52 Furoshiki Fabric Wraps Goldfish Wrap osakana tsutsumi 53 This wrap is somewhat unusual in that it mimics a fish shape instead of working with the shape of the object. However, this makes sense when you consider the prevalence of fish images in Japanese art and culture. The goldfish wrap works well with small things, such as playing cards, envelopes, and packs of candy! Here, we wrapped bags of candy in men’s handkerchiefs.

Position the fabric as a diamond, with the wrong side of the fabric facing up. Place your object near corner C. 2. Gently flip and wrap the object until you have enough fabric left to wrap the object one more time. A D B A C D 51 B Flat Wrap 51 A 3. Take side D and fold it under vertically, tucking the corner to the inside as shown, so that it will lie flat on top of the object. B A 4. Repeat with side B. 5. Take corner A and wrap it down and around the object, tucking the corner under the object.

H tr y t Perfect Platter Carrier sara tsutsumi It may seem odd to talk to about wrapping platters in the chapter on boxes, but that is what the furoshiki is all about—beauty and versatility. Using the Four-Tie Wrap (page 42) on a platter is even easier than on a box, because you don’t have to worry about getting your folds to look just right. Simply wrap the platter following the steps for the Four-Tie Wrap, and the excess fabric will spread evenly around the circular shape. This wrap even works with oval, square, and rectangular platters!

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