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The Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth

The Furoshiki Handbook - Everyday Wrapping

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Everyday Japanese fabric wrapping.

Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth. This little handbook shows you how to wrap a bottle, a book, a bento box, and also how to tie like a flower and more.


  • The Charm of A Single Furoshiki Cloth
  • The Creation and History of the Furoshiki
  • Let's Learn the Square Knot!
  • How to Undo A Square Knot!
  • Let's Learn the Single Knot!
  • CHAPTER 1: Basic Wrapping with Medium-Sized Furoshiki
  • CHAPTER 2: Wrapping Styles Suitable for Use with Large-Sized Furoshiki
  • CHAPTER 3: Unique Wrapping Techniques for Small-Sized Furoshiki

A handy reference guide to the folding and knotting of our range of Furoshiki. Written in English and Japanese with clear photos demonstrating each fold and knot you will be able to fashion many types of wraps and bags for different items. The ties in Furoshiki represent the ties between people in traditional Furoshiki wrapping. One furoshiki cloth can be used for:

  • wrapping a gift
  • a bag for shopping
  • decorating a handbag
  • a picnic hamper
  • a tablecloth
  • household decor
  • a scarf, belt or bandana
  • wrapping clothes when travelling

For more information about Furoshiki take a look at The Wrap on Furoshiki, and the Furoshiki Instructional Videos

The Author: Etsuko Yamada is an art director for the Kyoto Wa-Bunka Institute Musubi of Yamada Sen-I Co Ltd, Ms Yamada regularly gives lectures both in Japan and abroad to teach people about the beauty of Furoshiki. The company, founded in 1937, is the Furoshiki manufacturer of the beautiful products we have in our store and is based in Kyoto CIty, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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25 Jun 2020
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The book was wonderful.

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