Wrapping using fabric is easier than it looks, we promise. It is similar to wrapping with paper and ribbon, or simply knotting fabric over a gift.
Following are some tips on how to wrap with with fabric, Furoshiki, our Ribbon Furoshiki and for specific examples such as how to wrap a bottle. If you have any questions, please do message us.
How to Wrap using our Ribbon Furoshiki wraps
How to Tie Furoshiki wraps
For use with vintage scarves and reusable gift wraps with no ribbons
This useful visual guide was issued by the Japanese government as simple encouragement for more Japanese people to embrace Furoshiki. Supporting a wonderful Japanese tradition and encouraging the use of reusable bags and wraps for their positive ecological impact.
Here's an article we wrote on Six Easy and Impressive Furoshiki Wrapping Styles
Easy Furoshiki gift wrapping 3 different ways with vintage scarves
The no. 1 fabric wrapping tip? Start sideways!
The secret trick to a fast and easy wrap is simply to start by placing your book, box, football or set of ornate vintage cat cups sideways first. In a diagonal line with the ribbons. It makes for a simple fold, fold, flip, cross, flip and bow 1 minute jobbie.