THE ART OF FABRIC GIFT WRAPS
founder of Furochic™
* reuseable* earth-friendly
Requiring only a square piece of fabricand an item to be wrapped,
offers a simple, chic, and eco-friendlyalternative to paper gift-wrap and bags.Derived from a Japanese wrapping tra-dition, the twenty-ﬁve exquisite wrapsin
include clear instructions,easy-to-follow diagrams, inspiring photo-graphs of ﬁnished wraps, and lots of tipsfor creative embellishment and use.
Discover how to use a simple square of fabric tobeautifully wrap gifts of any shape or size—with
. In this gorgeously photographed book,award-winning designer Jennifer Playford, inspiredby the traditional Japanese fabric wraps known as
, shows exactly how to use fabric to createmodern, eco-friendly (they’re reusable) gift wraps.It’s so easy—all you need is a square piece of fabric—and with a few simple twists and ties, you cancreatively wrap a wide variety of shapes from simplerectangles (such as books) to more challenging shapes(bottles) to things you might previously have thoughtun-wrappable (melons).Clear written instructions, easy-to-follow diagrams,and beautiful photos of the ﬁnished wraps make iteasy to wrap expertly the ﬁrst time. Jennifer showsthe basic techniques for every shape, and presentstwenty-ﬁve stunning wraps, complete with decorativeembellishments for every occasion, from weddings tobirthdays. Also included are innovative ideas galorefor using wrapagami every day (carry your lunch, andthen use the wrap as a picnic blanket) and reusingthe wraps (to wrap again, or repurpose in a multitudeof ways).Let
inspire you to start a new traditionin stylish, earth-friendly gift giving!
ST. MARTIN’S GRIFFIN
175 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10010
DISTRIBUTED IN CANADA BY H. B. FENN AND COMPANY, LTD.PRINTED IN CHINA
Cover design by woolypearPhotography by David Hughes/Hotfoot Studio
Visit CraftyBooks.net for free projects,previews of our upcoming books, and more!ALSO AVAILABLE FROM ST. MARTIN’S GRIFFIN:
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by Emma Hardy
Celebrate with Cards!
by Lynne Garner
by Jo F. Mathieson
Sew Darn Cute
by Jenny Ryan
is an illustrator andgraphic designer whose vibrant and whimsicalillustrations adorn her own line of stationeryand fabric gift wrap. Jenn is the creatorof the award-winning Furochic™ wraps.She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.