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« on: January 29, 2013 12:39:12 PM »

Thought I'd put a suggestive content warning.

Not sure if this should go here or into an origami board *g* but I am looking for some advice/suggestions on wrapping paper clothing...I wasn't able to hubby an xmas gift, so wanted to have something special for his bday.  I was looking for a suggestion on how to make a wrapping paper skirt maybe a tube top.  I want it durable for a bit, but it's gonna be a 1 time use thing.  I tried just wrapping paper around and that doesn't work well.  It's tears very easily.

Suggestions or other ideas are welcomed.

« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2013 11:07:12 AM »

Use the paper like fabric. Find a very simple pattern, cut it out of paper, then tape the paper pieces together. Paper is more fragile than fabric, so go a few sizes bigger, so there's less stress on the paper. Doubling up the paper adds strength too
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