Maker Faire 09: Resurrecting Fabric Giftwrap with Furoshiki

fabric giftwrap furoshiki photo

Photos by Jaymi Heimbuch
Planet Finds had a Maker Faire booth showing off Wrap-Ti, a product that expands on the art of furoshiki, or gift wrapping with a piece of fabric. Furoshiki is one of the most sustainable ways to wrap a gift since the fabric can be reused countless times, or could even be part of the gift itself if you use an article of clothing as the cloth.

Various kits were for sale at the booth that make furoshiki a one-step process, but the art itself is accessible for free. In true Maker fashion, a DIYer could print the fabric themselves or knit something up as a special addition to the gift inside.

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