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Furoshiki is a Japanese technique of folding fabric, a little like origami. You can turn a piece of cloth or scarf into various shapes to wrap a present, knotted bags, make a head dress or simply as a picnic blanket or table cloth. Re-using this square piece of fabric for different purposes creates less foot print on the environment too!

Each straps or bag has instructions on how to knot a few designs.

 

'The squares are hand printed in San Diego at L'Atelier, I use only natural fabrics like cotton, linen or hemp of the highest quality and print with water based dyes.

The denim chambray makes a great scarf, the cotton twill a tale cloth or picnic blanket and the natural linen is very soft and makes a great shawl. They are all great for swrapping or bag making and feel good fabrics.

Please got to my instagram page vvfabrics to see videos of techniques.'

Valentine

 

Furoshiki squares and straps by Valentine Viannay

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