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December 23, 2018

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Snowman + Tea Towel + Wine Bottle = This Idea!

There is still time to do this :-)

How to quick whip stitch a kitchen tea towel into a gift wrap for a wine bottle

sashiko thread embroidered tea towel gift wrap

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December 08, 2018

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Sashiko Stitched Furoshiki Wraps

Japanese furoshiki + sashiko stitching 

Here are four examples, all tied with the easiest furoshiki technique...

sashiko furoshiki wrapping

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November 23, 2017

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How to make this Japanese Furoshiki fabric gift wrap

Holiday gift giving time is here and once more everyone who sews is delving deep into sewing stashes for ideas. And discovering pieces of fabric from years past...

Here is one way you could use some of it...

Here is how to make these gift wraps from a square of fabric and no sewing...

 furoshiki warp

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November 16, 2017

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What is Japanese Furoshiki Fabric Wrapping?

Functional, versatile, environmentally friendly, and culturally interesting, furoshiki refers to a fabric wrapping technique that can quickly turn a simple square of cloth into a bag, a wrapping for a gift, or a home decor covering using folds, twists and simple knots. Read more..Japanese furoshiki fabric wrapping egg bowl View full article →