Zero Waste: Gift Wrap

Zero Waste: Gift Wrap : 30 ideas for furoshiki and other sustainable solutions

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Embrace zero waste living with this collection of sustainable gift wrap solutions including furoshiki, the traditional Japanese technique of fabric knotting. What could be nicer than receiving a present AND the beautiful scarf it's wrapped in!



Whether you use a vintage silk scarf or create your own fabric with patchwork, piecing and dyeing techniques, or reuse unwanted items to make quirky gift wraps - this collection is packed full of ideas for reducing waste.



Other ideas include how to make present toppers made from unwanted fabric and yarn scraps to finish off your gift wrapping with a flourish.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 203 x 203 x 10.16mm | 317.51g
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 144630843X
  • 9781446308431
  • 64,986

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION - 4


HOW TO USE THIS BOOK - 5


TOOLS AND MATERIALS - 6


THE KNOTS


Tsutsumu & Furoshiki - 10


Otsukai Tsutsumi - 12


Yotsu Musubi - 14


Futatsu Tsutsumi - 16


Hon Tsutsumi - 18


Katakake Bukuro - 20


Odekake Bukuro - 22


Entou Tsutsumi - 24


Tesage Bukuro - 26


Bin Tsutsumi 1 - 28


Bin Tsutsumi 2 - 30


Omotase Bukuro - 32





THE WRAPS


Sweet Potato Print - 36


Embellished Wrap - 38


Crumb Quilt Wrap - 40


Natural Dyed Wrap - 42


Bunny Wrap - 44


Bottle Sleeves - 48


Jumper Pouch - 50


Pocket Pockets - 54


Pyjama Party Bags - 56


Shirt Pouches - 58


Shirt Cuff Purses - 60


Shirt Gift Bags - 62


Odd Sock Crackers - 64


Jumper Cuff Bags - 66





THE EXTRAS


Odd Sock Bows - 70


T-shirt Tassels - 72


Fabric Pompoms - 74


Fabric Twine - 76


Scrap Bunting - 78


Alphabet Gift Tags - 80


Flower Toppers - 82


Fabric Gift Tags - 84


Ribbon Rosettes - 86


TECHNIQUES - 88


TEMPLATES - 92


SUPPLIERS - 93


THANK YOUS - 94


ABOUT THE AUTHOR - 94


INDEX - 95
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About Christine Leech

Christine Leech (Sew Yeah) is an experienced author, designer, stylist, prop designer and art director. She has published a number of books and worked with clients including John Lewis and Harvey Nichols. She has 18 years' experience working in women's consumer publishing, most recently as creative director at Marie Claire magazine.
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