By Etsuko Yamada, Kanji Okamoto
Wrap whatever from a wine bottle to a yoga mat with this sensible eastern fabric-wrapping book.
Long ahead of trendy green philosophy of "reduce, reuse, recycle" entered America's collective awareness, furoshiki—the eastern approach to wrapping issues with fabric—flourished as a commonly used and functional artwork shape. In Wrapping With Fabric, Etsuko Yamada—born right into a long-line of furoshiki makers in Kyoto—explains the "one fabric, many uses" ideology in the back of the craft, the etiquette of colour and the craft's interesting historical past. From there, she stocks the myriad ways that a number of easy suggestions can remodel an easy sq. of fabric into a chic wrapper.
Use your folded materials to:
- Gift-wrap whatever from books to flowers
- package deal up a picnic
- Tote goods around
- Use as a purse or backpack
- Make right into a pillow covering
- Create ornamental coverings for vases, tissue packing containers, and more
A quiet reminder that possibilities for artistry are far and wide round you, Wrapping With Fabric is the craft booklet that makes it effortless to carry a slightly of grace and ingenuity to daily life—and aid look after the surroundings, too.