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« on: January 05, 2009 08:45:59 PM »

So, among many other things Japanese, I have gotten enamored with furoshiki, wrapping cloths, over the past few years.  I made some last year for gift giving, and made some more this year.  This was one I made for a gift swap at a study group I belong to:

The furoshiki itself is simply a piece of linen I had (and was leftover from making the gifts inside), quickly hemmed on all sides.  I used the four tie wrap (http://furoshiki.com/techniques.php), because I like how the ties at the top look like a bow.  I also made the tag from paper and cardstock I had on hand. It was not difficult, but I think it turned out elegant, and am very happy with the outcome (so was the recipient!).

The gifts inside sitting on top of the furoshiki, opened:


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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2009 09:20:05 PM »

Yay for matching accesories. And this is the ultimate reusable gift wrap.

I am up for a personal swap!
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2009 11:52:28 PM »

I had never heard of a furoshiki before, but love the idea!    I like way it looks like a bow tie at the top too and being that it is a Japanese it brings an international flavor and conversation piece for a gift exchange.

Thanks for sharing it with all of us!
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2009 09:16:45 PM »

Ooo! I love furoshikis and this one is soooo stylish! What are the presents inside?
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2009 04:42:42 AM »

Thanks !  The gifts are a jar of French Vanilla cocoa mix, a cup cozy, a filled tea wallet, and two little pocket warmers (mini rice bags).

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Seek those who fan your flames."
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2009 01:59:06 AM »

Wow I love this, I would be happy to get a gift wrapped like this...two gifts in one!
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2009 10:35:23 AM »

oooh this looks lovely!

The colour of the tag along with the fabric is very pretty!

I've got the eeby geeby's!
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