How to wrap gifts with fabric
(Updated 29th April 2021)
While we’re all embracing more sustainable ways to live, our attention turns to the mountain of wrapping paper left to dispose of at Christmas. To help give you a more sustainable option, we’ve pulled together four easy techniques to show you how to wrap your presents using fabric, which can be reused year after year.
We’ve embraced the traditional art of Japanese wrapping, named Furoshiki. Furoshiki is a square piece of cloth or fabric used for gift wrapping. The word refers both to the craft and to the cloth itself, which usually has an elegant, decorative design. Furoshiki has become increasingly popular with cultures around the world as it has transformed the art of gift-giving. Meaning that gifts can be given in a beautiful cloth which can be reused for gifts in future.