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Furoshiki How-To – It’s Easier Than You Think

By Christa

It suddenly struck me that in a post about green gift wrap options, everything sounded easy and fun except for furoshiki. That kind of thing happens when you refer to something as “the Japanese art of” because if it’s an art, it must be complicated, right? Nah. Basic furoshiki is totally within reach of unpracticed hands, which means you could be on your way to a greener Christmas if you haven’t already wrapped your gifts. And if you have a few sizable bandannas, or charming scarves handy. Here are two tutorials to get you started:

3 Responses to “Furoshiki How-To – It’s Easier Than You Think”

  1. theDiva Says:

    oh, that is magnificent. What a great idea! I am definitely going to do this. Thrift store, here I come.

  2. theDiva Says:

    Follow-up – I found a beautiful, beautiful Italian scarf in Christmasy colors which I used to wrap a pile of gifts (books, mostly) for my elder daughter. It looked fantastic and she loved it. I also wrapped my bestie’s gifts in a yellow paisley wool challis scarf. It, too, was a hit.

    So happy! Thanks so much for the idea.

  3. Christa Says:

    @theDiva That sounds beautiful! Glad it worked out so well ­čÖé

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