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Gift Wrap Green

Techniques for beautiful, recyclable gift wrapping

Camille Wilkinson

Batsford

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ISBN: 9781849946117

Price: £12.99

Publication date: 3 September 2020

ISBN: 9781849946834

ASIN: 9781849946834

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Publication date: 8 September 2020

Category: Crafts

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Tips and techniques for spectacular and sustainable gift wrapping

From simple bows and neat corners to Japanese fabric wrapping, this book shows how to wow friends and family with beautifully wrapped gifts while minimising waste.

You will learn how to master the art of wrapping through easy step-by-step instructions of key techniques. There are ideas for creating both simple and intricate designs, all made using materials that are recyclable, reusable and sustainable. Techniques include wrapping with pleats and pockets, using paper bags and how to wrap unusual shaped gifts, such as bottles. A section on Furoshiki, fabric wrapping, shows how to create gift wraps from tea towels and beautiful pieces of fabric. There’s also guidance on ribbons, bows, string, wool and using plants and flowers to create the perfect gift.

Bursting with ideas, this innovative book offers a mindful creative outlet that will both delight friends and family and help save the planet by reducing waste.

ABOUT THE Author

A lifelong crafter, Camille Wilkinson has been wowing friends and family with her extravagant gift-wrapping for decades. But concern over the environment has channelled that creativity to find new, stunning ways to craft in a sustainable way. And it’s become a mission to show the amazing potential of gift-wrapping green. Camille is also the author of the Alphabet Stencil Book. She lives in Yorkshire with a husband and a cluttered crafting table.

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'Bursting with ideas, this innovative book offers a mindful creative outlet that’ll both delight friends and family and help save the planet by reducing waste.'

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'The remarkable Gift Wrap Green … makes achieving … stunning designs easier and more eco-friendly than ever before.'

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