How to wrap with fabric

Wrapping with fabric is so much simpler than with paper, and there is no need for any packaging at all - your fabric wrap is both the packaging and the wrapping - a bonus for the environment!

There are two easy methods with which you can wrap any gift, of any shape, in seconds as in these next 2 videos.


To wrap a bottle or longer object try this method:


 And for another method suited to a soft toy, tshirt, pajama set, try this:



In Japan furoshiki are used not only to wrap gifts but to carry items in countless different ways. Furoshiki are an integral part of japanese traditions and they are experiencing a strong revival as they conveniently and stylishly replace paper and plastic bags. The ministry of the Environment of Japan has published this how to guide: