Wrapagami: The Art of Fabric Gift Wraps

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Discover how to use a simple square of fabric to beautifully wrap gifts of any shape or size—with Wrapagami. In this gorgeously photographed book, award-winning designer Jennifer Playford, inspired by the traditional Japanese fabric wraps known as furoshiki, shows exactly how to use fabric to create modern, eco-friendly (they’re reusable) gift wraps.

It’s so easy—all you need is a square piece of fabric— and with a few simple twists and ties, you can creatively wrap a wide ...

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Overview

Discover how to use a simple square of fabric to beautifully wrap gifts of any shape or size—with Wrapagami. In this gorgeously photographed book, award-winning designer Jennifer Playford, inspired by the traditional Japanese fabric wraps known as furoshiki, shows exactly how to use fabric to create modern, eco-friendly (they’re reusable) gift wraps.

It’s so easy—all you need is a square piece of fabric— and with a few simple twists and ties, you can creatively wrap a wide variety of shapes from simple rectangles (such as books) to more challenging shapes (bottles) to things you might previously have thought un-wrappable (melons).

Clear written instructions, easy-to-follow diagrams, and beautiful photos of the finished wraps make it easy to wrap expertly the first time. Jennifer shows the basic techniques for every shape, and presents twenty-five stunning wraps, complete with decorative embellishments for every occasion, from weddings to birthdays. Also included are innovative ideas galore for using wrapagami every day (carry your lunch, and then use the wrap as a picnic blanket) and reusing the wraps (to wrap again, or repurpose in a multitude of ways).

Let Wrapagami inspire you to start a new tradition!

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Library Journal
Presents wrapped in cloth are highly prized in Japan. The secret is to use a cloth large enough to make a decorative tie. Illustrator and graphic designer Playford's projects are wraps for many differently shaped objects, all using a single square of fabric and some decorative trinkets such as toys or chopsticks. These are wonderful for using up a fabric stash.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312566678
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 8/4/2009
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 642,142
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 8.06 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

JENNIFER PLAYFORD is an illustrator and graphic designer whose vibrant and whimsical illustrations adorn her own line of stationery and fabric gift wrap. Jenn is the creator of the award-winning Furochic™ wraps. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2013

    I bought this book about a year ago. It contains pictures with

    I bought this book about a year ago. It contains pictures with illustrations on how to fold, tie, tuck fabric to make your gift look very pretty and special. Just think of the giftwrapping paper you will never have to buy and toss as soon as you open your gifts. If you give each other gifts in your immediately family with fabric wrapping, you will keep the fabric pieces and reuse them over and over again.
    I love the fabrics and the different styles of wrapping given in this book. I highly recommend it for people who are interested in saving the world by eliminating waste and keeping it clean, and saving some trees.
    Did you know that to make plastic bags it requires petroleum to make them? Well with fabric pieces in the right size you can make bags that resemble shopping bags at the grocery store and they are stronger than plastic bags, if they get dirty, just wash them and use them again. I just love this book.

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