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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

Category: Crafts

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.