The art of furoshiki making has been across Japan since centuries. Furoshiki is often presented in Western countries as a gift wrapping alternative. But really, furoshiki making is used to carry around any everyday objects.
I had the chance to learn how to make wrapping cloth at the Edo-Tokyo museum in Tokyo, Japan. It is not complicated once you know the steps.
Demo of Water Bottle Carrier
Making a Small shopping bag
How to carry two bottles with a large cloth
How to carry books in a cloth
+ photo: Furoshiki technique chart on Instructables
Marie @ M2JL STUDIOApril 21, 2010 at 11:40
That’s really neat. I’ll have to try it at some point. Thanks!
josee st-amandJune 9, 2010 at 10:27
Kim c’est magnifique, ces emballages avec du tissu. As-tu les dimensions des pièces de tissu? Est-ce que le format pour les bouteilles ferait pour les livres tu penses?
At Home with Kim ValleeJune 9, 2010 at 12:08
Josee, the format for the book and the water bottle carrier is 50cm x 50 cm. For the wine bottles, you need a bigger square, 90 or 100 cm will do.