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wrapagami

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Published by: Angela on Nov 10, 2011
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Wrapagami
THE ART OF FABRIC GIFT WRAPS
Jennifer Playford
 founder of Furochic™ 
reuseableearth-friendly
Requiring only a square piece of fabricand an item to be wrapped,
Wrapagami
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
Wrapagami
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
Wrapagami
. In this gorgeously photographed book,award-winning designer Jennifer Playford, inspiredby the traditional Japanese fabric wraps known as
 furoshiki
, 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
Wrapagami
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
ISBN-13: 978-0-312-56667-8ISBN-10:0-312-56667-0
Visit CraftyBooks.net for free projects,previews of our upcoming books, and more!ALSO AVAILABLE FROM ST. MARTIN’S GRIFFIN:
Fast, Fun Cards
by Emma Hardy
Celebrate with Cards! 
by Lynne Garner
Pop-Up Cards
by Jo F. Mathieson
Sew Darn Cute
by Jenny Ryan
Jennifer Playford
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.
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$19.99US/$25.50CAN
 
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This wrap is truly eco-riendly—using a vintage shirtas the wrap. Scour thrit shops, vintage stores, oryour grandparents’ closet to nd the appropriateshirt. You must know the style o the person youare buying or in order or the wrap to be reused,or you can choose something tacky or a laugh. Theshirt must have long sleeves, as the sleeves are anintegral part o the wrap. Dress up your vintageshirt by pinning a brooch to the outside or by usinga tie around a men’s dress shirt. Vintage scars alsomake antastic wraps and come in beautiul colorsand designs. This woman’s button-down shirt in abright red and white polka dot print is a sizemedium, perect or a cofee table book.
Vintage
Sleeve Wrap
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